Gurgen Margaryan was born on September 26th, 1978 in Yerevan,
He received his secondary education at school #122 in Yerevan and
had subsequently graduated from the State Engineering University
of Armenia with a bachelor's degree in engineering.
After completing his mandatory military service term, Gurgen
Margaryan became an officer in the ministry of defense of the
Republic of Armenia with the rank of lieutenant.
On the 11th of January, 2004, he left for Budapest to participate
in a three-month English language course which was part of the Partnership
for Peace NATO-sponsored program. On February 19th he was axed
while asleep by a fellow Azerbaijani participant Ramil Safarov.