His Holiness Nerses V Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians
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Nerses V Ashtaraketsi, by H. Hovnatanian.
Church Armenian Apostolic Church
See Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
Enthroned 1843
Reign ended 1857
Predecessor John VIII
Successor Matthew I
Personal details
Birth name Toros Harutyuni Shahazizyan (Թորոս Հարությունի Շահազիզյան)
Born 1770
Died February 13, 1857 (age 86)
Ejmiatsin, Armenia
Buried Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin
Nationality Armenian

Nerses V (Armenian: Ներսես Ե Աշտարակեցի) (1770 - February 13, 1857), served as the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church between 1843 and 1857. Previously, he served as the leader of Diocese of Gerogia from 1811 to 1830, the leader of the Diocese of Bessarabia and Nakhijevan from 1830 to 1843.

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