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Mekertich Portukalian
Politician, Person

Mekertich Portukalian was an Armenian teacher, who founded the Armenakan party in Van, in 1885. The son of a banker in Constantinople, Portukalian became and teacher initially taught at Tokat and after a trip to Western Anatolia and the Balkans...

Armenian Patriotic Society of Europe

The Armenian Patriotic Society of Europe was founded in 1885 by Garabed Hagopian and Mekertich Portukalian. Its goal was to facilitate the Armenian Diaspora in providing aid in their native land, both financially and politically due to their...