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Arlen, Michael [formerly Dikran Kouyoumdjian] (1895-1956), novelist

Margaret Rosa Bellasis and Rebecca Mills

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30443

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Arlen, Michael [formerly Dikran Kouyoumdjian] (1895-1956), novelist, was born on 16 November 1895 at Rustchuk, Bulgaria, the son of Sarkis Kouyoumdjian, an Armenian merchant. He was educated at Malvern College (along with an elder brother), and briefly studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. In 1922 he was naturalized in ...

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