Nerses V


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.

His Holiness

Nerses V

Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians
Nerses V Ashtaraketsi, by H. Hovnatanian.
ChurchArmenian Apostolic Church
SeeMother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
Installed1843
Term ended1857
PredecessorJohn VIII
SuccessorMatthew I
Personal details
Birth nameToros Harutyuni Shahazizyan (Թորոս Հարությունի Շահազիզյան)
Born1770
Ashtarak
DiedFebruary 13, 1857 (age 86)
Ejmiatsin, Armenia
BuriedMother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin
NationalityArmenian

Nerses V is buried near Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin.

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Preceded by
John VIII of Armenia
Catholicoi of the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin and All Armenians
18431857
Succeeded by
Matthew I of Armenia

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