) (1856, Hajin, Cilicia
- 1894, Yozghat) was an Armenian fedayee
leader, the senior brother of Medzn Mourad
. He studied at Vartanian school in Hajin and then, in Constantinople
. Then he returned to Western Armenia
and worked as a teacher. He propaganded the solidarity of the oppressed people of Ottoman empire
, contacted with the Kurdish and Turkish revolutionary activists. Jirair founded a fedayee group for the revolutionary activities, in 1892 edited and distributed papers against the Abdul Hamid II
's sultanism. After Turkish authorities arrested 850 innocent Armenians, Jirair agreed to capitulate and was hung.
Vahram Papazian acted as Jirair in a play by Hemayag Aramiants.