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National Hero Of Azerbaijan
The NATIONAL HERO OF AZERBAIJAN (Azerbaijani : Azərbaycan milli qəhrəmanı) is the highest national title in the Republic of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
. The title was named the highest national award on March 25, 1992, and the "Qizil Ulduz" Medal awarded as a sign of receiving this title was established by a separate law in July 1992 The law on the title has been in effect since December 25, 1995. It can be awarded only once to the same person. The title is awarded for outstanding services of national importance to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
in defense and strengthening of the state system and creation of important national values
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Tahir Salahov
TAHIR SALAHOV (Azerbaijani , in full: Tahir Teymur oğlu Salahov, Russian : Таир Теймур оглы Салахов; born 29 November 1928, Baku ) is a Soviet , Azerbaijani and Russian painter and draughtsman. First Secretary of the Union of Artists of the USSR (1973–1992), Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts , member of over 20 academies and other creative organizations throughout the world, including academies of art of France, Spain, Germany, Austria, etc. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Awards * 3 Gallery * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYHis father Teymur Salahov had been a victim of Stalin\'s repressions , having been arrested in 1937 and executed shortly after. His mother Sona was left to bring up four children on her own but the family didn't learn of their father's death until 1956 after Stalin's death
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Suleyman Rustam
SULEYMAN RUSTAM (Azerbaijani : Süleyman Rüstəm; November 27, 1906 – June 10, 1989), is poet of the Soviet Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
, playwright and a public figure. He is the poet of the Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
SSR (1960), laureate of the Stalin State Prize of the second degree (1950), Hero of Socialist Labour (1976) and a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
from 1940. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Memory * 3 Creativity * 4 Works * 5 Awards and Premiums * 6 References BIOGRAPHY Suleyman Rustam
Suleyman Rustam
was born on November 27, 1906 in Novxanı village in family of a blacksmith. He studied at Russo -Tatar school until revolution
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Farman Salmanov
FARMAN GURBAN OGLU SALMANOV (Azerbaijani : Fərman Salmanov; Russian : Фарман Салманов; July 28, 1931, Morul – March 31, 2007, Moscow ) was an Azerbaijani geologist famous for discovering great oil fields in Western Siberia in Tyumen Oblast in 1961. Farman Salmanov was born in the village of Morul of Shamkhor district of Azerbaijan SSR in a family of farmers. After graduating from school with honors, he entered the Azerbaijan Industrial Institute and upon graduation was sent to explore oil in Kuzbass . He soon realized that there was no oil in Kuzbass, and decided to move with volunteers from his exploration team to Surgut in Siberia without the consent of the Soviet authorities. According to the doctrine prevailing at the time in the Soviet geological science Siberia was not considered an oil-bearing region
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Kerim Kerimov
Lieutenant-General KERIM ALIYEVICH KERIMOV (Azerbaijani : Kərim Əli oğlu Kərimov, Russian : Керим Алиевич Керимов; 1917–2003) was an Azerbaijani -Soviet /Russian aerospace engineer and a renowned rocket scientist , one of the founders of the Soviet space industry, and for many years a central figure in the Soviet space program . Despite his prominent role, his identity was kept a secret from the public for most of his career. He was one of the lead architects behind the string of Soviet successes that stunned the world from the late 1950s – from the launch of the first satellite , the Sputnik 1 in 1957, and the first human spaceflight , Yuri Gagarin 's 108-minute trip around the globe aboard the Vostok 1 in 1961, to the first fully automated space docking , of Cosmos 186 and Cosmos 188 in 1967, and the first space stations , the Salyut and Mir series from 1971 to 1991
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Samad Abdullayev
World War II * Battle of the Caucasus * Kerch-Eltigen Operation AWARDS Medal "For Courage" SAMAD HAMID OGLU ABDULLAYEV (Azerbaijani : Səməd Həmid oğlu Abdullayev; 1920–5 November 1943) was an Azerbaijani Red Army Starshina and a posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union . Abdullayev was posthumously awarded the title on 17 November 1943 for his actions during the Kerch–Eltigen Operation , in which he reportedly saved his commander's life on 1 November. He was killed in action four days later. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 World War II * 3 Legacy * 4 References EARLY LIFEAbdullayev was born in 1920 in Qolqəti to a peasant family. In 1937, he graduated from the Agdash Teacher College and worked as a teacher in the Küsnət village in Vartashen District . In 1939, he was drafted into the Red Army. Abdullayev graduated from the sanitary instructor school in Tbilisi
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Heydar Aliyev
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
New Azerbaijan Party SPOUSE(S) Zarifa Aliyeva CHILDREN Sevil Aliyeva Ilham Aliyev AWARDS SIGNATURE MILITARY SERVICE ALLEGIANCE Soviet Union
Soviet Union
SERVICE/BRANCH KGB
KGB
of Azerbaijan SSR YEARS OF SERVICE 1941–1969 RANK Major General
Major General
HEYDAR ALIRZA OGHLU ALIYEV or GEIDAR ALIEV (Azerbaijani : Heydər Əlirza oğlu Əliyev, Һeјдар Алирза оғлу Əлијeв; Russian : Гейда́р Али́евич Али́ев, Geidar Aliyevich Aliyev; 10 May 1923 – 12 December 2003), also spelled HAYDAR ALIEV or GEIDAR ALIEV, was the third President of Azerbaijan who served from October 1993 to October 2003. As national president he held constitutional powers, but his influence on Azerbaijani politics had begun years earlier
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Hero Of Socialist Labor
20,812 * 105 people with two awards RELATEDHero of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation HERO OF SOCIALIST LABOUR (Russian : Геро́й Социалисти́ческого Труда́) was an honorary title of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
and other Warsaw Pact
Warsaw Pact
countries. It was the highest degree of distinction for exceptional achievements in national economy and culture. It provided a similar status to the title Hero of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
that was awarded for heroic deeds, but unlike the latter, was not awarded to foreign citizens
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Soviet Union
The SOVIET UNION (Russian : Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: ( listen )), officially the UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS (Russian : Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: ( listen )), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian : СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics , its government and economy were highly centralized . The country was a one-party state , governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic . The Russian nation had constitutionally equal status among the many nations of the union but exerted de facto dominance in various respects
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Azerbaijan SSR
AZERBAIJAN (/ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːn/ ( listen ) AZ-ər-by-JAHN ; Azerbaijani : Азәрбајҹан; Azərbaycan), officially the AZERBAIJAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC (AZERBAIJAN SSR; Azerbaijani : Азәрбајҹан Совет Сосиалист Республикасы, Azərbaycan Sovet Sosialist Respublikası, Russian : Азербайджанская Советская Социалистическая Республика , Azerbajdžanskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika ) and the REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN (Azerbaijani : Azərbaycan Respublikası, Азәрбајҹан Республикасы), also referred to as SOVIET AZERBAIJAN was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union from 1920 to 1922 and 1936 to 1991. Established on 28 April 1920 as the Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
SSR, from 12 March 1922 to 5 December 1936, it was part of the Transcausasian SFSR together with the Armenian SSR and the Georgian SSR
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Russian Language
RUSSIAN (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia
Russia
, Belarus
Belarus
, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
, Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
and many minor or unrecognised territories throughout Eurasia
Eurasia
(particularity in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
, the Baltics , the Caucasus
Caucasus
, and Central Asia
Central Asia
). It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Latvia
Latvia
, Moldova
Moldova
, Ukraine
Ukraine
and to a lesser extent, the other post-Soviet states
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President Of Azerbaijan
The country of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
is a semi-presidential republic , with the PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN as the head of state , and the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
as head of government . The current President of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
is Ilham Aliyev
Ilham Aliyev
. The Constitution states that the president will be the embodiment of executive power , commander-in-chief , "representative of Azerbaijan in home and foreign policies ", and that he "shall have the right of immunity ." The president rules through his office at the Presidential Apparatus , consisting of a group of secretaries and departmental ministers. Additionally, there is a Cabinet of Ministers regarding economic and social policy and a Security Council regarding foreign, military, and judicial matters
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Jamil Ahmadov
World War II * Operation Bagration AWARDS Order of Alexander Nevsky Order of the Red Star JAMIL MAHAMMAD OGLU AHMADOV (Azerbaijani : Cəmil Məmməd oğlu Əhmədov; 1924 – 2 September 1944) was an Azerbaijani Red Army lieutenant and a Hero of the Soviet Union . Ahmadov was posthumously awarded the title on 24 March 1945 for his actions in Operation Bagration . Ahmadov reportedly continued to command his platoon while wounded and died of his wounds. EARLY LIFEAhmadov was born in 1924 in Jabrayil in the family of a servant. He received secondary education before the war. WORLD WAR IIAhmadov was drafted into the Red Army in March 1942. He graduated from the Ordzhonikidze Infantry School in 1943 and became a platoon commander in the 168th Guards Rifle Regiment of the 55th Guards Rifle Division . He entered into combat in fall 1943 in the North Caucasus. During battles in Ukraine Ahmadov received the Order of the Red Star for his actions
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Mamish Abdullayev
World War II * Battle of Kursk * Operation Bagration * East Prussian Offensive AWARDS Order of the Red Star (2) Medal "For Courage" MAMISH SHAHBAZ OGLU ABDULLAYEV (Azerbaijani : Məmiş Şahbaz oğlu Abdullayev; 1923–26 January 1945) was an Azerbaijani Red Army sergeant and a posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union . Abdullayev was posthumously awarded the title on 24 March 1945 for his actions in September 1944 during the capture of the Narew bridgeheads, in which he reportedly killed more than 29 German soldiers. Abdullayev was killed in action four months later. EARLY LIFEAbdullayev was born in 1923 in Muradxan to a peasant family. After graduating from junior high school he worked as an accountant on the kolkhoz. WORLD WAR IIAbdullayev was drafted into the Red Army in June 1943. He became a machine gunner in the 1343rd Rifle Regiment of the 399th Rifle Division . He fought in the Battle of Kursk , the Battle of the Dnieper and Operation Bagration
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Gazanfar Akbarov
World War II * Battle of the Caucasus * Lublin-Brest Offensive AWARDS Order of the Red Star Medal "For Courage" GAZANFAR GULAM OGLU AKBAROV (Azerbaijani : Qəzənfər Qulam oğlu Əkbərov; 4 April 1917–3 August 1944) was an Azerbaijani Red Army senior sergeant and a posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union . Akbarov was awarded the title on 26 October 1944 for his actions in the Lublin–Brest Offensive . Akbarov was reported to have destroyed two tanks with his anti-tank gun and continued to fight while wounded. He was killed in the action. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 World War II * 3 Legacy * 4 References EARLY LIFEAkbarov was born on 4 April 1917 in Cəhri to a peasant family. In the spring of 1941, he graduated from the Nakhchivan Teacher Institute. He then worked as director of the Qoşadizə Junior High School. WORLD WAR IIAkbarov was drafted into the Red Army in June 1941
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Republic Of Azerbaijan
AZERBAIJAN (/ˌæzərbaɪˈʒɑːn/ ( listen ) AZ-ər-by-ZHAHN ; Azerbaijani : Azərbaycan, officially the REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN (Azerbaijani : Azərbaycan Respublikası)), is a country in the South Caucasus
Caucasus
region, situated at the crossroads of Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe. It is bound by the Caspian Sea
Caspian Sea
to the east, Russia
Russia
to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia
Armenia
to the west and Iran
Iran
to the south. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bound by Armenia
Armenia
to the north and east, Iran
Iran
to the south and west, while having an 11 km border with Turkey
Turkey
in the north west
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