In Memory of Edmond Y. Azadian

Edmond Y. Azadian

Following a brief illness, Edmond Y. Azadian passed away on March 25, 2023. 

Born in Beirut in 1935, Azadian was a leader in the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party. 

Azadian authored dozens of volumes and served as senior editorial columnist for the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, an association of more than four decades. He also was a member of the Union of Writers of Armenia and the Republic of Armenia’s Academy of Sciences, as well as an advisor to the Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum in Detroit, Michigan.

The Armenian Weekly Editorial Board and staff express sincere condolences to Mr. Azadian’s family and friends, as well as his colleagues at the Armenian Mirror-Spectator.


  1. Over decades, Mr. Azadian’s contributions to so many aspects of Diasporan life were thoughtful, relevant and sustaining.
    A man of keen insight and thought process, his varied writings contributed to the understanding of issues, and foresight of matters related to the Diaspora and Armenia’s existence.
    Our sympathy is extended to the Azadian family and may God bless the memory and soul of an extraordinary Armenian.

    • Our deepest condolences for passing away Edmond Azadian. He was a very active person
      and has done lot of work within the community, as well as ADLP .
      He has been close friend to me as well, he worked considerably within the community
      as well as ADLP.

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