Famous Azerbaijani - Azerbaijani Celebrities
Attention all! Here’s introducing the vintage country of Azerbaijan, a land best known for its crochets, contrasts and contradictions. But did you know that this nascent nation, brimming with Turkish and Shia Muslims, is also home to a string of unusual wonders like world’s first fireplace and burning mountain. That is right! This little-known, oil-rich land, which has been lying low hitherto, is slowly leaving the ghosts of his war-torn past behind to find its rightful place in the geopolitical map now. It is incredible to know that even amid the territorial tensions and war, the country has managed to produce a wad of visionaries, innovators and artistes and claim several Nobel Prizes too, thereby carving a niche for itself in the global map. From intelligence spy Richard Sorge and Nobel winning physicist Lev Landau to Poet of Independence Ahmad Javad and creator of fuzzy logic Lotfi Zadeh, the country has given the world many notable names to look up to and be inspired by. We bring you the lives and deeds of some such famous Azerbaijanis through their timeline, trivia, and facts captured in the biographies here.
Find out more about the greatest Azerbaijanis, including Ilham Aliyev, Heydar Aliyev, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Nariman Narimanov and Khurshidbanu Natavan.
The Most Famous Azerbaijani
|Mimi Ikonn||July 25, 1986||Azerbaijani, Canadian||Mimi Ikonn is a YouTuber, author, and entrepreneur|
|Nadezhda Alliluyeva||September 22, 1901||Russian||Nadezhda Alliluyeva was a Bolshevik revolutionary and the second wife of Joseph Stalin|
|Khurshidbanu Natavan||August 6, 1832||Azerbaijani||Khurshidbanu Natavan was an Azerbaijani poetess, renowned for her lyrical ghazals|
|Azim Azimzade||May 7, 1880||Azerbaijani||Azim Azimzade was a renowned Azerbaijani cartoonist and self-taught caricaturist|
|Ilham Aliyev||December 24, 1961||Azerbaijani||Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev is the current President of Azerbaijan|
|Mirza Fatali Akhundov||July 12, 1812||Azerbaijani||Mirza Fatali Akhundov was a renowned Azerbaijani writer, philosopher and founder of modern literary criticism.This biography gives detailed information about his childhood, life, works and timeline.|
|Heydar Aliyev||May 10, 1923||Azerbaijani||Heydar Aliyev was the third President of Azerbaijan who served from October 1993 to October 2003|
|Suleyman Rustam||November 27, 1906||Azerbaijani||Suleyman Rustam was a 20th century poet, playwright and public figure of Soviet Azerbaijan|
|Ahmad Javad||May 5, 1892||Azerbaijani||Ahmad Javad was an Azerbaijani poet in the early twentieth century|
|Jafar Jabbarly||March 20, 1899||Azerbaijani||Azerbaijani-born Jafar Jabbarly was a renowned director, screenwriter, and playwright|