Nerses V (Armenian: Ներսես Ե Աշտարակեցի, Armenian pronunciation: [nɛɾsɛs jɛ aʃtaɾakɛtsʰi]) (1770 – February 13, 1857), served as the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church between 1843 and 1857. Previously, he served as the leader of Diocese of Georgia from 1811 to 1830, the leader of the Diocese of Bessarabia and Nor Nakhichevan from 1830 to 1843.
- There was also a Caucasian Albanian anti-Catholicos Nerses V, who ruled in 1706–1736.
Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians
|Church||Armenian Apostolic Church|
|See||Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin|
|Birth name||Toros Harutyuni Shahazizyan (Թորոս Հարությունի Շահազիզյան)|
|Died||February 13, 1857 (age 86)|
|Buried||Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin|
Nerses V is buried near Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin.
- Tombstone of Nerses V near Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin
- Nersisyan School, was founded by Nerses Ashtaraketsi in 1824