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Aşiq Ələsgər
Ashig Alasgar
Ashig Alasgar
(Azerbaijani: Aşıq Ələsgər), (1821–1926), was an Azeri mystic troubadour (Ashik) and highly regarded poet of Azeri folk songs.[1] He was born in the village of Aghkilsa in the Goycha district of the Erivan Khanate
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Azat, Armenia
Azat (Armenian: Ազատ, also Romanized as Azad; until 1935, Aghkilisa, meaning White Church) is a small village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village has a heavily ruined 11th century church and a pair of medieval khachkars.[1] Azat was also the birthplace of the celebrated Azeri
Azeri
folklore poet Ashig Alasgar
Ashig Alasgar
(Ashug Alesker) (1821-1926).[2] All of the ethnic Azeri inhabitants of Azat fled to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
in 1988-89 during the course of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict. See also[edit]Gegharkunik ProvinceReferences[edit]^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio
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Heyran Khanim
Heyran khanim was an Azerbaijani poet who lived in the first half of the 19th century.[1] Biography[edit] Khanim was born in Nakhchivan into an aristocratic family. Her birth and death dates are unknown. Heyran Khanim moved to Iran
Iran
in the beginning of the 19th century and lived in Tabriz
Tabriz
till the end of her life. She knew Persian and Arabic languages and learned classical literature of the East.[citation needed] Khanim wrote lyrical poems of various forms: ghazals, mukhammasses, ruba'is, gasidas, etc. in Azerbaijani and Persian languages.[citation needed] Ardent, kind and selfless love is the main theme of her poetry.[citation needed] She blames life, protests against evil and social unfairness, violation of rights and oppressed situation of women.[citation needed] References[edit]^ "Хейран-Ханум". slovari. Literature[edit]Aziza Jafarzade. Azərbaycanın aşıq və şair qadınları
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Khurshidbanu Natavan
Khurshidbanu Natavan
Khurshidbanu Natavan
(Azerbaijani: Xurşidbanu Natəvan, born 6 August 1832, Shusha
Shusha
– 2 October 1897, Shusha) is considered one of the best lyrical poets of Azerbaijan[1] whose poems are in Persian and Azerbaijani. Daughter of Mahdiqoli Khan, the last ruler of the Karabakh khanate
Karabakh khanate
(1748–1822), Natavan was most notable for her lyrical ghazals.Contents1 Life 2 Fate of Natavan's monument in Shusha 3 References 4 External linksLife[edit] Khurshidbanu Natavan
Khurshidbanu Natavan
with her childrenNatavan was born on August 6, 1832 in Shusha, a town in present-day Nagorno-Karabakh. Being the only child in the family and descending from Panah Ali Khan, she was the only heir of the Karabakh khan, known to general public as the "daughter of the khan" (Azerbaijani: xan qızı)
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Abbasgulu Bakikhanov
Abbasgulu Bakikhanov[a] (Azerbaijani: Abbasqulu ağa Bakıxanov Qüdsi) (21 June 1794, Amirjan – 31 May 1847, Wadi Fatima, near Jeddah), Abbas Qoli Bakikhanov,[2][b] or Abbas-Qoli ibn Mirza Mohammad (Taghi) Khan Badkubi[3][4] was an Azerbaijani writer, historian, journalist, linguist, poet and philosopher. A descendant of the ruling dynasty of the Baku
Baku
Khanate, he was a nephew of the last khan of Baku. He later served as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army
Imperial Russian Army
and participated in the Russo-Persian War of 1826-1828
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Mirza Fatali Akhundov
Mirza Fatali Akhundzade (Azerbaijani: Mirzə Fətəli Axundov میرزا فتحعلی آخوندزاده) or Mirza Fath-Ali Akhundzade (Persian: میرزا فتحعلی آخوندزاده‎), also known as Akhundov (12 July 1812 – 9 March 1878), was a celebrated ethnic Azerbaijani[1] author, playwright, philosopher, and founder of modern literary criticism,[2] "who acquired fame primarily as the writer of European-inspired plays in the Azeri Turkic language".[3] Akhundzade singlehandedly opened a new stage of development of Azerbaijani literature. He was also the founder of materialism and atheism movement in Azerbaijan[4] and one of forerunners of modern Iranian nationalism.[5]Contents1 Life 2 Iranian nationalism 3 Alphabet Reform 4 Legacy 5 Bibliography 6 References 7 External linksLife[edit] Akhundzade was born in 1812 in Nukha (present-day Shaki, Azerbaijan) to a wealthy land owning family from Iranian Azerbaijan
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Gasim Bey Zakir
Gasim bey Zakir
Gasim bey Zakir
(Azerbaijani: Qasım bəy Zakir) was an Azerbaijani poet of the 19th century and one of the founders of the critical realism and satirical genre in Azerbaijani literature.Contents1 Life 2 Creativity 3 References 4 NotesLife[edit] Zakir was born in 1784 in a noble family of bey in Panahabad, then the capital of the Karabakh khanate. Zakir belonged to the clan of Javanshir, which was the ruling clan in the Karabakh khanate. His grand grandfather Kazim-agha was the brother of Panah Ali khan – the founder of and the Karabakh khanate and its capital Shusha. Zakir's childhood and youth comes to the period of upheavals in Azerbaijan, which was made the battlefield between Russia
Russia
and Iran. After the Karabakh khanate became a part of the Russian Empire, Zakir served in the Caucasian Muslim
Muslim
cavalry regiment and distinguished himself in many battles
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Ali Bey Huseynzade
‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib Arabic: علي ابن أبي طالب‎Tribe Quraysh
Quraysh
(Banu Hashim)Father Abu Talib ibn ‘Abd al-MuttalibMother Fatimah
Fatimah
bint AsadReligion IslamPart of a series onAliViews
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Seyid Azim Shirvani
Seyid Azim Shirvani (Azerbaijani: Seyid Əzim Şirvani, 1835–1888) 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.[1] Education and Teaching[edit] Seyid Azim Shirvani was born in Shamakhi, in family of a clergyman. He lost his father early, and his grandfather undertook a care of him. For finishing the education he was sent to Baghdad
Baghdad
and Egypt, where he got spiritual title of akhund
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Hasan Bey Zardabi
Hassan, Hasan, Hassane, Haasana, Hassaan, Asan, Hassun, Hasun, Hassen, Hasson or Hasani may refer toContents1 People 2 Places2.1 Africa 2.2 Asia 2.3 Europe 2.4 North America3 Sporting events 4 Other uses 5 See alsoPeople[edit] Hassan
Hassan
(given name), Arabic given name and a list of people with that given name Hassan
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Mirza Alakbar Sabir
Mirza Alakbar Sabir
Mirza Alakbar Sabir
(Azerbaijani: Mirzə Ələkbər Sabir), born Alakbar Zeynalabdin oglu Tahirzadeh (30 May 1862, Shamakhy
Shamakhy
– 12 July 1911, Shamakhy) 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. The artistic thought of the Azerbaijani people
Azerbaijani people
found expression in Fuzûlî's works. They have been examples of the lyric to this day, and the satirical trend in Azerbaijani literature, and especially in poetry. Sabir was brought up in a patriarchal-religious atmosphere. When he was twelve years old, Alakbar entered the school of Seyid Azim Shirvani, a poet and teacher. Personal contacts with this man greatly influenced formation of Sabir as a poet
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Seyid Abulgasim Nabati
Seyid Abulgasim Nabati
Seyid Abulgasim Nabati
(Persian: سید ابوالقاسم نباتی‎, Azerbaijani: Əbülqasım Nəbati, 1812–1873) was a 19th-century Iranian Azerbaijani poet. His life remained very little information that is not even accurate information as to the people to which he belonged. We only know that Nabati graduated from high school the spiritual, spent his youth in Arasbaran, later visited the tomb of Sheikh Shahabaddin in Ahar, after which he returned to his native Ushtibin, where he lived until his death. After the death of his poems, not all of which were published during his lifetime, or even recorded, performed by locals as the song. He wrote in Azerbaijani and Perisan. His first poem was published in Tabriz in 1845
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Zeynalabdin Shirvani
Zeynalabdin Shirvani (Persian: زین‌العابدین شیروانی‎) (16 August 1780, Shamakhy—1838, near Jeddah), also known as Tamkin, was a Persian[1] geographer, philosopher and poet.Contents1 Early life 2 Travels 3 Philosophical & Other Works 4 Family 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Shirvani was born to a family of a Muslim cleric Isgandar Shirvani in Shamakhy
Shamakhy
(then the capital of the Shirvan
Shirvan
Khanate, now a city in Azerbaijan). In 1785 the family moved to Karbala
Karbala
(present-day Iraq) where Zeynalabdin Shirvani was admitted to a religious school and studied mostly Islamic subjects as well as Persian, Arabic and Turkic languages (Azerbaijani Turkic, Anatolian Turkish and Turkmen). In 1796, he moved to Baghdad
Baghdad
where he spent a year studying geography, literature, philosophy, medicine, astronomy, and mathematics
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Ali Mojuz
Ali Mojuz or Mirza Ali Mojuz Shabestarti (Persian: معجز شبستری-‎, Azerbaijani: Mirzə Əli Möcüz-میرزا علی معجز) was an Iranian Azerbaijani poet. He chose to write in Azeri Turkish instead of Persian, Iran's dominant language.[1] He was born March 29, 1873 in Shabestar, to a merchant family. Mojuz left his birthplace at age 16 after his father’s death. He joined his brothers in Istanbul who ran a stationery business.[1] He later studied at a school of theology. In 1889, he moved to Turkey, where he published his first poems. Mojuz returned to his homeland in 1905. Under the influence of Azeri
Azeri
democratic literature, especially Mirza Alakbar Sabir, he wrote satirical poetry
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Mirza Shafi Vazeh
Mirza
Mirza
Shafi Vazeh (1796–1852; Azerbaijani: Mirzə Şəfi Vazeh, Persian: میرزا شفیع واضح‎), also known as the "sage from Ganja", was a classical bilingual poet in Azerbaijani and Persian,[Note 1] who continued the classical traditions of Azerbaijani poetry from the 14th century. His verses were translated into nearly all European languages.Contents1 Early life 2 Literary Activity 3 Notes 4 References 5 External linksEarly life[edit] Mirza
Mirza
Shafi was born in 1796 in Ganja. His grandfather Muhammed Shafi was a nobleman of Ganja, and his father Kerbelayi Sadykh was an architect in the palace of Javad-khan, the last ruler of Ganja. Young Shafi got his primary education at a madrassa, where he studied Arabic and Persian. Vazeh interrupted his education at madrassa after the death of his parents and his brother, and due to his daring stance against ignorance and the backwardness of the religious clergy
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Fazil Khan Sheyda
Fazil Khan Sheyda (Persian: فاضل‌خان شیدا‎, Azerbaijani: Fazil xan Şeyda) – was an Iranian diplomat and poet in the Azerbaijani literature.[1] Notes[edit]^ "ФАЗИЛ-ХАН ШАЙДА". Retrieved 19 July 2015. References[edit]Nəbiyev, Bəkir. XIX əsr Azərbaycan şeri antologiyası. Bakı: Şərq-Qərb, 2005
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