Vera cemetery

Tbilisi, Georgia

Vera cemetery

Vera cemetery (Georgian: ვერის სასაფლაო, Armenian: Վերայի գերեզմանատուն) is cemetery in Vera district in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The cemetery in Tbilisi Vera district was founded in 1836. In 1844 an Armenian church, Holy Cross (Surb Khach), was built inside the cemetery by David Tamashev’s financial support. Later, the territory of cemetery was expanded. Many famous Armenians of Tiflis were buried in the cemetery, including: General Yeremia Artsuni, the first mayor of Tiflis; Harutyun Tumanyan, writer and teacher; landowner Natalia Skhhoyan; the businessman, industrialist and tobacco manufacturer Mikhail Bozarchyants; linguist, educator and armenologist Shahan Jrpetyan; the first zincographer of Tiflis Sarkis Soghomonyan; architect Gavril Ter-Mikelov; doctor Nikoghayos Khudadyan, etc.

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