Aleksandr Griboyedov

Description:
Aleksander Sergeyevich Griboyedov was a Russian diplomat, playwright, poet, and composer. He is recognized as homo unius libri, a writer of one book, whose fame rests on the verse comedy Woe from Wit (or The Woes of Wit). He was Russia's ambassador to Qajar Persia, where he and all the embassy staff were massacred by an angry mob.



Sculptor: Hovhannes Bejanyan
Architect:
Spartak Kndeghtsyan
Material:
Basalt and granite
Established:
1974
Location:
In front of “Ayrarat” (Rossiya) cinema