Krikor Amira Balyan
1764-1831
Turkey
Krikor (or Kirkor) Balyan was an architect employed by the Ottomans to construct the Nusretiye Mosque in Istanbul. He is first in a line of members of his family to construct Ottoman imperial monuments. The Balyans would make a permanent impact on the landscape of Istanbul with their innovative mosque and palace designs, that blended local ideas with other European styles.

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Authority Record in Getty Union List of Artist Names Online: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500334201 
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Krikor Amira Balyan
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Grigor Balyan
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