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Toros Rasguélénian

12 December 1934
Aleppo, French Syria
Died 29 July 2020(2020-07-29) (aged 85)
Romans-sur-Isère, France
Nationality French
Occupation Sculptor

Toros Rasguélénian, real name of R. Toros (12 December 1934 – 29 July 2020) was a French sculptor.

He settled in Valence, then in Romans-sur-Isère, both in the Drôme region. He made a large amount of monuments in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide, of which his uncle was a victim. These monuments can be found in Valence, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, and Saint-Étienne.

He awarded the Trophée Toros to the best piece of Franco-Armenian literature published each year in Marseille.

R. Toros died on 29 July 2020 in Romans-sur-Isère at the age of 85.

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