Hamlik studied at the Nersisian School. In 1916 he started military service during which he was dislocated in Tiflis station. During the years of the First Armenian Republic he was assigned as the head of the Record-office of the Parlament. In 1921-1924 he studied at the department of philosophy of the Sorbonne University in Paris. In 1923 he arrived in Berlin to make arrangements for transferring his sick father from Moscow to Germany. After returning to Tiflis he began serving at the press office of Transcaucasian communist party committee. He has translated some works of Tagor ("The Crescent", "The Gardener" which were published for the first time in Vienna), Pushkin and Lermontov. In 1930 he married Tamar Andreasian, the daughter of his father’s close friend. The couple had one daughter Nektar. In 1935, after six-month imprisonment he divorced his wife thus hoping to save his family from destruction by the soviet totalitarian régime. He was arrested once again upon Beria’s order and was shot in 1938. His relatives never learnt the date and place of his assassination. In 1955 he was justified after death.