Famous people on Azerbaijan's street names


Heydar Aliyev

Heydar Aliyev 22 Heydar Alirza oghlu Aliyev was an Azerbaijani politician who was a Soviet party boss in the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic from 1969 to 1982, and the third president of Azerbaijan from October 1993 to October 2003.

Samad Vurgun

Samad Vurgun 11 Samad Vurgun was an Azerbaijani and Soviet poet, dramatist, public figure, first People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1943), academician of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (1945), laureate of two Stalin Prizes of second degree, and member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1940.

Ismail I

Ismail I 8 Ismail I was the founder and first shah of Safavid Iran, ruling from 1501 until his death in 1524. His reign is often considered the beginning of modern Iranian history, as well as one of the gunpowder empires. The rule of Ismail I is one of the most vital in the history of Iran. Before his accession in 1501, Iran, since its conquest by the Arabs eight-and-a-half centuries earlier, had not existed as a unified country under native Iranian rule. Although many Iranian dynasties rose to power amidst this whole period, it was only under the Buyids that a vast part of Iran properly returned to Iranian rule (945–1055).

Molla Panah Vagif

Molla Panah Vagif 8 Molla Panah, better known by his pen-name Vagif, was an 18th-century Azerbaijani poet, statesman and diplomat. He is regarded as the founder of the realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry. He served as the vizier—the minister of foreign affairs—of the Karabakh Khanate during the reign of Ibrahim Khalil Khan.

Jafar Jabbarly

Jafar Jabbarly 8 Jafar Gafar oghlu Jabbarly, was the eminent Azerbaijani and Soviet writer, the founder of the Azerbaijan soviet dramaturgy. He was a director, playwright and screenwriter.

Uzeyir Hajibeyov

Uzeyir Hajibeyov 6 Uzeyir bey Abdulhuseyn bey oghlu Hajibeyov was an Azerbaijani composer, musicologist and teacher. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani classical music.

Nizami Ganjavi

Nizami Ganjavi 6 Nizami Ganjavi, Nizami Ganje'i, Nizami, or Nezāmi, whose formal name was Jamal ad-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyās ibn-Yūsuf ibn-Zakkī, was a 12th-century Muslim poet. Nizami is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, who brought a colloquial and realistic style to the Persian epic. His heritage is widely appreciated in Afghanistan, Republic of Azerbaijan, Iran, the Kurdistan region and Tajikistan.

Babak Khorramdin

Babak Khorramdin 6 Bābak Khorramdin was one of the main Iranian revolutionary leaders of the Iranian Khorram-Dinān, which was a local freedom movement fighting the Abbasid Caliphate. Khorramdin appears to be a compound analogous to dorustdin "orthodoxy" and Behdin "Good Religion" (Zoroastrianism), and are considered an offshoot of neo-Mazdakism. Babak's Iranianizing rebellion, from its base in Azerbaijan in northwestern Iran, called for a return of the political glories of the Iranian past. The Khorramdin rebellion of Babak spread to the Western and Central parts of Iran and lasted more than twenty years before it was defeated when Babak was betrayed. Babak's uprising showed the continuing strength in Azerbaijan of ancestral Iranian local feelings.

Mikayil Mushfig

Mikayil Mushfig 5 Mikayil Mushfig was an Azerbaijani poet of the 1930s. Mikayil Mushfig is considered to be one of the founders of new Azerbaijani poetic style.

Aliyar Aliyev

Aliyar Aliyev 5 Aliyar Aliyev was an Azerbaijani officer, a National Hero of Azerbaijan, and a participant in the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Khurshidbanu Natavan

Khurshidbanu Natavan 5 Khurshidbanu Natavan was an Azerbaijani poet and philanthropist. She is considered one of the best lyrical poets of Azerbaijan. Her poems are in either Azerbaijani or Persian and she was most notable for her lyrical ghazals.

Nariman Narimanov

Nariman Narimanov 5 Nariman Karbalayi Najaf oghlu Narimanov was an Azerbaijani Bolshevik revolutionary, writer, publicist, politician and statesman. For just over one year beginning in May 1920, Narimanov headed the government of Soviet Azerbaijan. He was subsequently elected chairman of the Union Council of the Transcaucasian SFSR. He was also Party Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union from 30 December 1922 until the day of his death.

Almas Ildyrym

Almas Ildyrym 5 Almas Ildyrym, born Ildyrym Almaszade, was an Azerbaijani poet. After the Bolsheviks established their power in Azerbaijan in 1920, the fact that Ildyrym had been born into a wealthy merchant family plagued him for the rest of his life. Though he was accepted to the faculty of Oriental Literature at Azerbaijan State University, it was not long before they dismissed him because of his family origins.

Fuzuli (poet)

Fuzuli (poet) 5 Muhammad bin Suleyman, better known by his pen name Fuzuli, was a 16th-century poet who composed works in his native Azerbaijani, as well as Persian and Arabic. He is regarded as one of the greatest poets of Turkic literature and a prominent figure in both Azerbaijani and Ottoman literature. Fuzuli's work was widely known and admired throughout the Turkic cultural landscape from the 16th to the 19th centuries, with his fame reaching as far as Central Asia and India.

Rashid Behbudov

Rashid Behbudov 5 Rashid Behbudov was a Soviet and Azerbaijani singer and actor. He has been referred to as the "golden voice of Azerbaijan". He performed his songs in multiple languages.

Muslim Magomayev (musician)

Muslim Magomayev (musician) 4 Muslim Muhammad oghlu Magomayev, dubbed the "Soviet Sinatra", was a Soviet, Azerbaijani and Russian opera and pop singer. He achieved widespread recognition throughout Russia and the post-Soviet world for his vocal talent and charisma, including a People's Artist of the USSR award in 1973.

Huseyn Javid

Huseyn Javid 4 Huseyn Javid, was born Huseyn Abdulla oghlu Rasizadeh, was a prominent Azerbaijani poet and playwright of the early 20th century. He was one of the founders of progressive romanticism movement in the contemporary Azerbaijani literature. He was exiled during the Stalin purges in the USSR.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 4 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, also known as Mustafa Kemal Pasha until 1921, and Ghazi Mustafa Kemal from 1921 until the Surname Law of 1934, was a Turkish field marshal, revolutionary statesman, author, and the founding father of the Republic of Turkey, serving as its first president from 1923 until his death in 1938. He undertook sweeping progressive reforms, which modernized Turkey into a secular, industrializing nation. Ideologically a secularist and nationalist, his policies and socio-political theories became known as Kemalism.

Hasan Aliyev (academician)

Hasan Aliyev (academician) 4 Hasan Alirza oghlu Aliyev was an Azerbaijani scientist, socio-political figure, Honoured Scientist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1974), Secretary of the Party Committee of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR (1950), First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Azerbaijan Republic, Secretary of the Central Committee of Azerbaijan (1952), Academic Secretary of ANAS, member of the Baku Council of Labor Deputies (1953–1956), full member of the Royal Society of Bibliographers of England, director of the Institute of Geography named after academician Hasan Aliyev of ANAS (1968–1987).

Abdulla Shaig

Abdulla Shaig 4 Abdulla Shaig, born Abdulla Mustafa oglu Talibzadeh, was an Azerbaijani writer.                     

Jalil Mammadguluzadeh

Jalil Mammadguluzadeh 4 Jalil Huseyngulu oghlu Mammadguluzadeh, was an Azerbaijani satirist and writer. He was the founder of Molla Nasraddin, a satirical magazine that would greatly influence the genre in the Middle East and Central Asia.

Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli

Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli 4 Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli, also spelled Chemenzeminli, born Yusif Mirbaba oghlu Vazirov was an Azerbaijani statesman and writer known for his novels, short stories, essays, and diaries. Evidence points to the fact that Chamanzaminli was the primary core author of the famous romance novel Ali and Nino first published in 1937 in Austria under the pen-name of Kurban Said.

Ziya Bunyadov

Ziya Bunyadov 4 Ziya Musa oglu Bunyadov was an Azerbaijani historian, academician, and Vice-President of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. As a historian, he also headed the Institute of History of the Azerbaijani Academy of Sciences for many years. Bunyadov was a World War II veteran and Hero of the Soviet Union.

Zeynalabdin Taghiyev

Zeynalabdin Taghiyev 4 Hajji Mirza Zeynalabdin Taghi oghlu Taghiyev was an Azerbaijani national industrial magnate and philanthropist.

Sattar Bahlulzade

Sattar Bahlulzade 4 Sattar Bahlulzade was an Azerbaijani painter, best known for his landscape paintings depicting the nature of Azerbaijan. He is considered to be the founder of Azerbaijani Impressionism.

Abbasgulu Bakikhanov

Abbasgulu Bakikhanov 3 Abbasgulu agha Bakikhanov, Abbas Qoli Bakikhanov, or Abbas-Qoli ibn Mirza Mohammad (Taghi) Khan Badkubi was an Azerbaijani writer, historian, journalist, linguist, poet and philosopher. He was son of the third khan of Baku Mirza Muhammad Khan II. Served as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army and participated in the Russo-Persian War of 1826–1828, he later retired and settled in Quba.

Gara Garayev

Gara Garayev 3 Gara Abulfaz oghlu Garayev, also spelled as Qara Qarayev or Kara Karayev, was a prominent Soviet Azerbaijani composer. Garayev wrote nearly 110 musical pieces, including ballets, operas, symphonic and chamber pieces, solos for piano, cantatas, songs, and marches, and rose to prominence not only in the Azerbaijan SSR, but also in the rest of the Soviet Union and worldwide.

Rəsul Rza

Rəsul Rza 3 Rəsul Rza — Azərbaycan şairi, dramaturq, tərcüməçi, ictimai xadim, 1934-cü ildən Azərbaycan YB-nın üzvü, Sosialist Əməyi Qəhrəmanı (1980), Azərbaycan SSR xalq şairi (1960), Azərbaycan SSR əməkdar incəsənət xadimi (1943), Stalin mükafatı laureatı (1951).

Asaf Zeynally

Asaf Zeynally 3 Asaf Zeynalabdin oglu Zeynally, also spelled Zeynalli, was an Azerbaijani composer.                 


Khaqani 3 Afzal al-Dīn Badīl ibn ʿAlī ibn ʿOthmān, commonly known as Khāqānī, was a major Persian poet and prose-writer. He was born in Transcaucasia in the historical region known as Shirvan, where he served as an ode-writer to the Shirvanshahs. His fame most securely rests upon the qasidas collected in his Divān, and his autobiographical travelogue Tohfat al-ʿErāqayn. He is also notable for his exploration of the genre that later became known as habsiyāt.

Ağa Nemətulla

Ağa Nemətulla 3 Ağa Nemətulla (1896, Sərab, Şərqi Azərbaycan ostanı – 1 yanvar 1958, Bakı — SSRİ neft sənayesi mühəndisi, SSRİ dövlət mükafatı laureatıdır. SSRİ neft sənayesində etdiyi yeniliklər ilə məşhurdur.

Dilara Aliyeva

Dilara Aliyeva 3 Dilyara Alakbar qizi Aliyeva was an Azerbaijani philologist, translator, Women's rights activist and Member of The Supreme Council of Azerbaijan from 1990–1991.

Ahmed Rajabli

Ahmed Rajabli 3 Ahmed Rajabli was an Azerbaijani and Soviet agronomist, geneticist, pedagogue, professor, Republic student and member of the VASKhNIL. He devoted his life to the study of fruit and cereal crops available in Azerbaijan.

Mehdi Huseynzade

Mehdi Huseynzade 3 Lieutenant Mehdi Huseynzade was an Azerbaijani guerrilla and scout during World War II. He was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union on 11 April 1957.

Hasan bey Zardabi

Hasan bey Zardabi 3 Hasan bey Zardabi, born Hasan bey Salim bey oghlu Malikov, was an Azerbaijani journalist and intellectual, founder of the first Azerbaijani language newspaper Akinchi in 1875.

Aliagha Vahid

Aliagha Vahid 3 Aliagha Mammadgulu oghlu Isgandarov, was an Azerbaijani poet and Honoured Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1943). He was known for reintroducing medieval ghazal style in Soviet Azerbaijani poetry.

Seyid Azim Shirvani

Seyid Azim Shirvani 3 Seyid Azim Shirvani was an Azerbaijani poet and enlightener. He got his first religious education in Iraq. After returning to motherland he refused his spiritual dignity and opened a private school. Seyid Azim Shirvani continued Fuzûlî’s traditions in his love-lyrical poems. In his satirical poems and fables Seyid Azim Shirvani ridiculed priesthood, opposed backwardness and ignorance, called to enlightenment and culture. Contemporary poets consider him their teacher.

Zarifa Aliyeva

Zarifa Aliyeva 3 Zarifa Aziz gizi Aliyeva was an Azerbaijani ophthalmologist, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan and professor.

Abdulvahab Salamzadeh

Abdulvahab Salamzadeh 3 Abdul Vahab Rahim oglu Salamzadeh, was a Soviet-Azerbaijani art critic, architect, doctor of art history, and academician. He had served as the deputy director of the Institute of Architecture and Art of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijani SSR, and head of the department of history and theory of architecture in the same institute, and received the title of Honoured Builder of the Azerbaijani SSR.

Mashadi Azizbeyov

Mashadi Azizbeyov 3 Mashadi Azizbey oghlu Azizbeyov, also spelled Azizbekov was a Soviet revolutionary of Azerbaijani origin, leader of the revolutionary movement in Azerbaijan, one of the first Azeri Marxists, Provincial Commissioner and Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, gubernial commissar for Baku. He was one of the 26 Baku Commissars.

Bəşir Bünyadov

Bəşir Bünyadov 3 Bəşir Bünyadov — Azərbaycan Dövlət Pedaqoji Universitetinin rektoru (22.02.1933-21.12.1933).       

Mirzaagha Aliyev

Mirzaagha Aliyev 3 Mirza Agha Aliyev was an Azerbaijani actor. People's Artist of the USSR (1949). The winner of two Stalin Prizes of the second degree.

Mirza Alakbar Sabir

Mirza Alakbar Sabir 3 Mirza Alakbar Sabir ; born Alakbar Zeynalabdin oglu Tahirzadeh was an Azerbaijani satirical poet, public figure, philosopher and teacher. He set up a new attitude to classical traditions, rejecting well-trodden ways in poetry.

Molla Cümə

Molla Cümə 3 Molla Cümə — Azərbaycan aşığı və şairi.                                                             

Vali Akhundov

Vali Akhundov 3 Vali Yusif oghlu Akhundov, also spelled as Vali Akhundov, was the 10th First Secretary of Azerbaijan Communist Party, politician and scientist.

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Mahammad Amin Rasulzade

Mahammad Amin Rasulzade 3 Mahammad Amin Akhund Haji Molla Alakbar oghlu Rasulzade was an Azerbaijani politician, journalist and the head of the Azerbaijani National Council. He is mainly considered the founder of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in 1918 and the father of its statehood. His expression "Bir kərə yüksələn bayraq, bir daha enməz!" became the motto of the independence movement in Azerbaijan in the early 20th century.

Ibrahim Dadashov

Ibrahim Dadashov 2 Ibrahim Pasha-ogly Dadashov was an Azerbaijani and Soviet featherweight freestyle wrestler. He competed for the Soviet Union at the 1952 Summer Olympics, but was eliminated after four bouts. Domestically he won the Soviet title in 1949, 1951, 1952 and 1956, placing second in 1954–55, and third in 1950. After retiring from competitions he worked as a wrestling coach. His trainees included Aydin Ibrahimov.

Əsəd Əhmədov

Əsəd Əhmədov 2 Əsəd Cəlal oğlu Əhmədov — Azərbaycanın Milli Qəhrəmanı; Qarabağ müharibəsi şəhidi.                 

Abbas Mirza Sharifzadeh

Abbas Mirza Sharifzadeh 2 Abbas Mirza Mirza Abdulrasul oghlu Sharifzadeh was a Soviet Azerbaijan actor of opera, theatre, and silent film; a film director; and a film editor. He was awarded the title Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1935).

Mubariz Ibrahimov

Mubariz Ibrahimov 2 Mubariz Aghakerim oğlu Ibrahimov was an Azerbaijani Warrant Officer and National Hero of Azerbaijan.

Shamsi Badalbeyli

Shamsi Badalbeyli 2 Shamsi Badal oghlu Badalbeyli was an Azerbaijani theatre director and actor.                       

Əlövsət Quliyev

Əlövsət Quliyev 2 Əlövsət Quliyev — AMEA-nın müxbir üzvü (2017), aqrar elmlər üzrə elmlər doktoru, professor, Torpaqşünaslıq və Aqrokimya İnstitutunun direktoru.

Bünyad Sərdarov (inqilabçı)

Bünyad Sərdarov (inqilabçı) 2 Bünyad Mədət oğlu Sərdarov — azərbaycanlı inqilabçı, bolşevik. Azərbaycanda Sovet hakimiyyətinin qurulması işinin fəal iştirakçısı, Daxili işlər Xalq Komissarlığının səlahiyyətli nümayəndəsi, Hümmət təşkilatının üzvü.

Mammad Araz

Mammad Araz 2 Mammad Araz was an Azerbaijani poet. His pen name, Araz, is the Azerbaijani spelling for the Aras river.

Möhsün Sənani

Möhsün Sənani 2 Möhsün Sadıq oğlu Cəfərov (Sənani) — Azərbaycan teatr və kino aktyoru, Azərbaycan SSR xalq artisti (1949).

Suleyman Rustam

Suleyman Rustam 2 Suleyman Rustam was a Soviet and Azerbaijani poet, playwright and translator.                       

Ali bey Huseynzade

Ali bey Huseynzade 2 Ali bey Huseyn oğlu Huseynzade was an Azerbaijani writer, thinker, philosopher, artist, doctor, and the creator of the modern Flag of Azerbaijan.

Zahid Khalilov

Zahid Khalilov 2 Zahid Ismayil oghlu Khalilov was an Azerbaijani mathematician and engineer. Being the founder of Azerbaijani functional analysis school, he was elected President of the Azerbaijan Mathematical Society. Khalilov solved the boundary value problem for polyharmonic equations, proposed abstract generalizations of singular integral operators and made some other contributions.

Nelson Stepanyan

Nelson Stepanyan 2 Nelson Georgievich Stepanyan was an Il-2 pilot and regimental commander in the Soviet Air Force who was twice awarded with the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union.

Mazahir Rustamov

Mazahir Rustamov 2 Mazahir Rustamov, was a National Hero of Azerbaijan.                                               

Sübhi Salayev

Sübhi Salayev 2 Salayev Sübhi Haşım oğlu — geologiya-mineralogiya elmləri doktoru (1961), professor, Azərbaycan EA-nın akademiki (1989).

Heybət Heybətov

Heybət Heybətov 2 Heybət Atamoğlan oğlu Heybətov və ya Vladimir Pavloviç Zyuvanov — milliyətcə azərbaycanlı olan sovet hərbçisi, general-mayor.

İbrahim Əbilov

İbrahim Əbilov 2 İbrahim Əbilov — Azərbaycan Respublikasının ilk diplomatlarından biri.                             

Najafgulu Rafiyev

Najafgulu Rafiyev 2 Najafgulu Radzhabali oglu Rafiyev was an Azerbaijani Soviet Army major and a Hero of the Soviet Union. Rafiyev was awarded the title for the leadership of his tank platoon during Operation Bagration. During the battle, his platoon cut of the German escape route after crossing the Ptsich and moving across the Bobruisk–Glusk highway. The platoon subsequently helped capture Baranovichi. Postwar, Rafiyev continued to serve in the army and retired in 1956. He lived in Baku.

Khudu Mammadov

Khudu Mammadov 2 Khudu Surkhay oglu Mammadov, was a Soviet-Azerbaijani scientist, screenwriter, and nationalist ideologist. Mammadov was a member of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences and Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences.

Nasib bey Yusifbeyli

Nasib bey Yusifbeyli 2 Nasib bey Yusif bey oghlu Yusifbeyli or Usubbeyov Azerbaijani publicist, statesman and major political figure in Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.

Asif Maharammov

Asif Maharammov 2 Asif Maharammov, commonly known as Fred Asif, was an Azerbaijani Lieutenant colonel and National Hero of Azerbaijan.

Mirzə Abbas Abbaszadə

Mirzə Abbas Abbaszadə 2 Mirzə Abbas Abbaszadə — maarif xadimi, pedaqoq, folklorşünas.                                       

Hazi Aslanov

Hazi Aslanov 2 Hazi Aslanov was an Azerbaijani major-general of the Soviet armoured troops during World War II. He was awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union title twice. The second Hero title was posthumously awarded in 1991, by Mikhail Gorbachev, at the constant recommendations by Heydar Aliyev.

Mikayil Huseynov

Mikayil Huseynov 2 Mikayil Alesger oglu Huseynov was a Soviet Azerbaijani architect and historian of architecture. He was People's Architect of the USSR (1970), Professor (1939); Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1945), full member of the Academy of Architecture of the USSR (1985), Hero of Socialist Labour (1985), laureate of the Second Class State Stalin Prize (1941), member of England's and Ireland's Royal Society of Asians.

Ələsgər Qayıbov

Ələsgər Qayıbov 2 Ələsgər Qayıbov — Qanlı Yanvar şəhidi.                                                             

Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin 2 Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era. He is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet, as well as the founder of modern Russian literature.

Salatyn Asgarova

Salatyn Asgarova 2 Salatyn Aziz qizi Asgarova was a National Hero of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani journalist killed in the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Əziz Nəzərov

Əziz Nəzərov 2 Nəzərov Əziz Nəzər oğlu — partiya və dövlət xadimi.                                                 

Əhməd Cavad

Əhməd Cavad 2 Əhməd Cavad — Azərbaycan şairi, tərcüməçi, AYB-nin üzvü (1934), professor (1933), Quba Xalq Maarif şöbəsinin müdiri, Gəncədə Azərbaycan Kənd Təsərrüfatı İnstitutunda Azərbaycan və rus dilləri kafedrasında müəllim, dosent, kafedra müdiri (1930-1933), Azərbaycan Dövlət Nəşriyyatının tərcümə şöbəsində redaktor (1934), “Azərbaycanfilm” studiyasında sənədli filmlər şöbəsinin müdiri (1935-1936) Azərbaycan Respublikasının rəsmi dövlət himninin sözlərinin müəllifi böyük şairimiz Əhməd Cavaddır. Azərbaycan poeziyasında yeni bir ədəbi məktəbin bünövrəsini qoymuşdur.

Hüseynbala Əliyev

Hüseynbala Əliyev 2 Əliyev Hüseyn Balaəli oğlu – "Lenin ordeni" ilə təltif edilib                                       

Rüstəm Rüstəmov (neftçi)

Rüstəm Rüstəmov (neftçi) 2 Rüstəm Əziz oğlu Rüstəmov — Azərbaycanlı neftçi, Sosialist Əməyi Qəhrəmanı.                         

Ajami Nakhchivani

Ajami Nakhchivani 2 Ajami ibn Abubakr Nakhchivani was a 12th and 13th-century Muslim architect who contributed greatly to the architecture of Nakhchivan. He was the founder of the Nakhchivan school of architecture and is the architect of buildings such as Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum, Momine Khatun Mausoleum and Juma Mosque.

Şəfaət Mehdiyev

Şəfaət Mehdiyev 2 Mehdiyev Şəfayət Fərhad oğlu — Azərbaycanın məşhur geoloqu, geologiya–minerologiya elmləri doktoru, əməkdar elm xadimi, Azərbaycan Elmlər Akademiyasının həqiqi üzvü, professor.

Gulara Gadirbeyova

Gulara Gadirbeyova 2 Gulara Ibrahimkhalil gizi Gadirbeyova was an Azerbaijani women's rights activist and politician (Communist). She was engaged in pedagogy and also in journalism, being the author of several articles in various publications. She became the editor-in-chief of the first women's magazine in Azerbaijan, "Sharg gadini" (1923–1937). Gulara Gadirbeyova was also the chairperson of the Ali Bayramov Club, the organization of the Azerbaijani women's movement, in 1930–1937.

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy 2 Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential authors of all time. He received nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1909.

Ahmet Ağaoğlu

Ahmet Ağaoğlu 2 Ahmet Ağaoğlu, also known as Ahmet Bey Ağaoğlu, was a prominent Azerbaijani and naturalized Turkish politician, publicist and journalist. He was one of the founders of Pan-Turkism and liberal Kemalism.

Aliheydar Garayev

Aliheydar Garayev 2 Aliheydar Agakerim oglu Garayev also spelled as Ali Heydar Garayev, was an Azerbaijani Menshevik and later Bolshevik revolutionary, People's Commissar of Justice of Azerbaijan SSR, People's Commissar for Military and Naval Affairs of Azerbaijan during Soviet period.

Ramiz Ganbarov

Ramiz Ganbarov 2 Ramiz Ganbarov was a National Hero of Azerbaijan, the Commander of Shusha self-defense battalion and a veteran of the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Molla Vali Vidadi

Molla Vali Vidadi 2 Molla Vali Vidadi was an Azerbaijani poet.                                                         

Chingiz Mustafayev (journalist)

Chingiz Mustafayev (journalist) 2 Chingiz Fuad oghlu Mustafayev was an independent Azerbaijani journalist, posthumously bestowed the title of National Hero of Azerbaijan. Mustafayev, with the medical degree and no formal background in journalism save for a year of on the job training, created a video record of the early stages of the First Nagorno-Karabakh War, most of the documentary had to be shot from the frontline which ultimately was the cause of his abrupt death due to mortar wounds.

Suleyman Sani Akhundov

Suleyman Sani Akhundov 2 Suleyman Sani Rzagulu bey oghlu Akhundov, was an Azerbaijani playwright, journalist, author, and teacher. He chose the name Sani to avoid confusion with his namesake, Mirza Fatali Akhundov.

Ismayil bek Kutkashensky

Ismayil bek Kutkashensky 2 Ismayil bek Kutkashensky was Imperial Russian general of Azerbaijani background. In addition to being author of the first Azerbaijani literary work in French language, he is also known to be first Azerbaijani ever to be decorated with Order of St. George - the highest military decoration of the Russian Empire.


Niyazi 2 Niyazi Zulfugar oghlu Taghizade Hajibeyov was a Soviet and Azerbaijani conductor and composer. People's Artist of the USSR (1959) and Hero of Socialist Labour (1982).

Atamoğlan Rzayev

Atamoğlan Rzayev 2 Atamoğlan Rzayev — Azərbaycan aktyoru, Azərbaycan SSR əməkdar artisti (1949).                       

Mirali Qashqai

Mirali Qashqai 2 Mirali Seyidali oglu Qashqai, was an eminent Azerbaijani and Soviet geologist, author of multitude works in the sphere of geomorphology and stratigraphy. He was an honorary member of Mineralogical Society, former chairman of Azerbaijani department of the Society, and full member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR. He was one of the founders of scientific school in the sphere geologo-mineralogical sciences and he was the supervisor of geochemistry and mineralogy of ore departments of Geology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan.

Mirza Ibrahimov

Mirza Ibrahimov 2 Mirza Ibrahimov was a Soviet and Azerbaijani writer, playwright, state and public figure.           

Göyüş Qarayev

Göyüş Qarayev 2 Göyüş Adil oğlu Qarayev — Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələrinin giziri, "Hərbi xidmətlərə görə" medalı ilə təltif edilən döyüşçü.

Samad bey Mehmandarov

Samad bey Mehmandarov 2 Samad bey Sadykh bey oghlu Mehmandarov was an Azerbaijani General of the Artillery in the Imperial Russian Army and served as Minister of Defense of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.

Nikol Duman

Nikol Duman 2 Nikol Duman, born Nikoghayos Ter-Hovhannisyan, was an Armenian revolutionary from Karabakh. He was a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation. He was active in the Russian Empire, Persia and the Ottoman Empire.

Ayna Sultanova

Ayna Sultanova 2 Ayna Mahmud gizi Sultanova was an Azerbaijani Communist party activist and statesperson. She was one of the first Azerbaijani female revolutionaries and in 1938, became Azerbaijani female cabinet minister.

Khalil Rza Uluturk

Khalil Rza Uluturk 2 Khalil Rza Uluturk, was an Azerbaijani poet.                                                       

Qaçaq Nəbi

Qaçaq Nəbi 2 Qaçaq Nəbi — Azərbaycanın xalq qəhrəmanı, XIX əsrin ikinci yarısında Azərbaycanda "Qaçaq Hərəkatı"nın fəal iştirakçısı.

Javad Khan

Javad Khan 2 Javad Khan Qajar ; c. 1748 – 1804) was a member Ziyadoghlu Qajar, a clan of the Qajar tribe, as well as the sixth and the last khan of the Ganja Khanate from 1786 to 1804 before it was lost to Russia.

Rizvan Teymurov

Rizvan Teymurov 2 Rizvan Teymurov was a National Hero of Azerbaijan and the warrior of the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Müzəffər Nərimanov

Müzəffər Nərimanov 2 Nərimanov Müzəffər Əliəkbər oğlu — Azərbaycan SSR dövlət xadimi, Nəriman Nərimanovun əmisi nəvəsi. 

Ceyhun Səlimov

Ceyhun Səlimov 2 Səlimov Ceyhun Aqil oğlu — "Azərbaycan Bayrağı" ordeni ilə təltif edilmiş şəhid, keçmiş "Papanin" küçəsi Ceyhun Səlimovun adını daşıyır.

Shamil Azizbayov

Shamil Azizbayov 2 Shamil Abdurrahim oglu Azizbayov (1906–1976) was an Azerbaijani geologist specializing in petrology and metallogeny. He was one of the founders (1945) and a vice-president of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.Chairman of the Department of Geology, chemistry sciences and oil (1945–1947). Member of Presidium and academic Secretary of the Department of Earth Sciences of (1959–1976). Head of the Department of Crystallography, Mineralogy and Petrography of the Azerbaijan Industrial Institute (1945–1959). One of the founders of geology and petrography school in Azerbaijan. Honored scientist of Azerbaijan Republic (1960).

Aliashraf Abdulhuseyn oglu Alizade

Aliashraf Abdulhuseyn oglu Alizade 2 Academician Aliashraf Abdulhuseyn oghlu Alizade (1911–1985) was an Azerbaijani geologist. He was a full member and one of the founders of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (1945), and an Honorary Oilman of the USSR (1971). He was also a State Award laureate for the discovery and exploitation of new oil fields (1943) and for the preparation of the small electric perforator (1946). Yusif Haydar oglu Mammadaliyev was born on December 31, 1905, in Ordubad, Nakhchivan AR.

Najaf bey Vazirov

Najaf bey Vazirov 2 Najaf bey Fatali oglu Vazirov was an Azerbaijani playwright and journalist.                         

Bashir Safaroglu

Bashir Safaroglu 2 Bashir Safaroglu Safaroglu was an Azerbaijani Soviet theater and film actor. He was part of the Azerbaijan Musical Comedy Theater, People's Artist of Azerbaijan SSR (1968). He was the father of People's Artist of Azerbaijan Afag Bashirgyzy.

Yusif Yusifov

Yusif Yusifov 2 Yusif Bahlul oglu Yusifov was an Azerbaijani and soviet historian, linguist, toponymist, orientalist, turkologist and an outstanding authority on ancient languages, including Sumerian and Akkadian.

Bekir Çoban-zade

Bekir Çoban-zade 2 Bekir Vaap oğlu Çoban-zade was a Crimean Tatar poet and professor of Turkic languages who was one of the victims of the Great Purge.

Azim Azimzade

Azim Azimzade 2 Azim Aslan oghlu Azimzade was an Azerbaijani artist, satirist, and caricaturist. He was awarded the honorary title of People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR in 1927.

Tofiq Bayram

Tofiq Bayram 2 Tofiq Qulam oğlu Bayramov — Azərbaycan şairi, 1959-cu ildən Azərbaycan Yazıçılar Birliyinin üzvü, Azərbaycanın əməkdar incəsənət xadimi (1984).

Gazanfar Musabekov

Gazanfar Musabekov 2 Gazanfar Mahmud oghlu Musabeyov or Musabekov was an Azerbaijani Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet statesman. He was Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the Azerbaijan SSR from 1929 to 1931, and he headed the government of the Transcaucasian SFSR from 1931 to 1936. During the Great Purge, Musabekov was arrested, accused of plotting against the Soviet state, sentenced to death and executed on 9 February 1938, after his mother. His sister Ayna Sultanova and brother-in-law Hamid Sultanov, both high ranking Azerbaijani Bolshevik revolutionaries and politicians, were also executed in 1938.

Nazim Mammadiyya oglu Hajiyev

Nazim Mammadiyya oglu Hajiyev 2 Nazim Mammadiyya oglu Hajiyev was a state, public and political figure of Azerbaijan.               

Mirza Fatali Akhundov

Mirza Fatali Akhundov 2 Mirza Fatali Akhundov, also known as Mirza Fatali Akhundzade, or Mirza Fath-Ali Akhundzadeh, was a celebrated Iranian Azerbaijani author, playwright, atheist, philosopher, and founder of Azerbaijani modern literary criticism, "who acquired fame primarily as the writer of European-inspired plays in the Azeri Turkic language".

Hamida Javanshir

Hamida Javanshir 2 Hamida Ahmad bey qizi Javanshir was an Azeri activist and one of the first enlightened women of Azerbaijan, wife of Jalil Mammadguluzadeh, daughter of historian Ahmad Bey Javanshir, philanthropist, translator, member of Azerbaijan Writers' Union.

Leyla Badirbeyli

Leyla Badirbeyli 2 Leyla Aghalar gizi Badirbeyli and Leyla Badirbeyova – ; (1920–1999), Soviet and Azerbaijani actress of theatre and cinema, People's Artiste of the Azerbaijan SSR (1959), laureate of the State Stalin Prize of the second degree (1946), member of the CPSU from 1945. She is buried in the Alley of Honor.

Ali-Shir Nava'i

Ali-Shir Nava'i 2 'Ali-Shir Nava'i, also known as Nizām-al-Din ʿAli-Shir Herawī was a Timurid poet, writer, statesman, linguist, Hanafi Maturidi mystic and painter who was the greatest representative of Chagatai literature.

Rahib Məmmədov (əsgər)

Rahib Məmmədov (əsgər) 2 Rahib Gülmalı oğlu Məmmədov — Azərbaycanlı əsgər, "Qırmızı Ulduz" ordeni laureatı.                 

Mikhail Lermontov

Mikhail Lermontov 2 Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel.


Mahsati 2 Mahsati was a medieval Persian female poet who was reportedly one of the first poets to compose ruba'iyat (quatrains) in her native language.

Jamshid Nakhchivanski

Jamshid Nakhchivanski 2 Jamshid Jafargulu oglu Nakhchivanski, also known as Jamshid Khan Nakhichevanski, was a Russian Imperial, Azerbaijani and Soviet military commander. He rose to the rank of Combrig in the Soviet Army.

Birinci Qarabağ müharibəsi şəhidləri (M)

Birinci Qarabağ müharibəsi şəhidləri (M) 2                                                                                                    

Yavar Aliyev

Yavar Aliyev 2 Yavar Yaqub oglu Aliyev was the National Hero of Azerbaijan and warrior during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Shirin Mirzayev

Shirin Mirzayev 2 Shirin Mirzayev was a National Hero of Azerbaijan, lieutenant colonel and the warrior of the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Maharram Seyidov

Maharram Seyidov 2 Maharram Miraziz oghlu Seyidov was the National Hero of Azerbaijan and warrior during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Alif Hajiyev

Alif Hajiyev 2 Alif Haciyev Latif oglu was an Azerbaijani officer, Commandant of Khojaly Airport and National Hero of Azerbaijan.

Mammad Yaqubov

Mammad Yaqubov 2 Mammad Hagverdi Yaqubov is an Azerbaijani scientist, doctor of physico and a mathematical sciences professor.

Hüseyn Arif

Hüseyn Arif 2 Hüseyn Camal oğlu Hüseynzadə — Azərbaycan şairi, 1949-cu ildən AYİ-nın üzvü, Azərbaycan SSR Əməkdar incəsənət xadimi (1984), Azərbaycan SSR Xalq şairi (1989), Azərbaycan SSR Dövlət mükafatı laureatı (1978).

Qaçaq Kərəm

Qaçaq Kərəm 2 Qaçaq Kərəm — XIX əsrin sonu, XX əsrin əvvəllərində Qərbi Azərbaycan, Türkiyə, İran və Rusiyada tanınmış qaçaq. O dövrdə Qazaxın məşhur zadəganlarından olan İsrafil ağa ilə qan düşməni olmuşdur.

Süleyman Tatlıyev

Süleyman Tatlıyev 2 Süleyman Bayram oğlu Tatlıyev — Azərbaycan ictimai-siyasi və dövlət xadimi, Azərbaycan SSR Ali Soveti Rəyasət Heyətinin sədri (1985–1989), Azərbaycan Ticarət və Sənaye Palatasının prezidenti (1994–2014).

İsa Muğanna

İsa Muğanna 2 İsa Muğanna — Azərbaycanlı yazıçı, ssenarist və kinoredaktor, Azərbaycan SSR xalq yazıçısı (1988), Azərbaycan SSR əməkdar incəsənət xadimi (1976).

Hamid ibn al-Abbas

Hamid ibn al-Abbas 2 Hamid ibn al-Abbas was an Abbasid magnate who served as vizier of Caliph al-Muqtadir in 918–923. For most of that period, real power lay in the hands of his deputy, Ali ibn Isa ibn al-Jarrah, while Hamid tended to his tax farming estates at Wasit.

Suleyman Stalsky

Suleyman Stalsky 2 Suleiman Stalsky was a North Caucasian poet of Lezgin descent from Dagestan. Russian writer Maxim Gorky described him as "Homer of 20th century".
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