David Bek

David Bek (Armenian: Դավիթ Բեկ) (?-1728) was an Armenian military commander and one of the most prominent military figures of the Armenian liberation movement of the 18th century directed against the forces of Ottoman Empire and Safavid Iran. In 1722-25, with direct support from Mkhitar Sparapet in Syunik and Avan Yuzbashi in Karabakh, David Bek headed the armed struggle of Syunik and Artsakh Armenians against Safavid Iran. In 1726-28 Armenians under the leadership of David Bek went to war with Turkish armies at Halidsor and had showed great military competence and valor by defeating them easily.

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