Demographic statistics of Kalbajar for the XX century
Qarabag.com presents information on the demographic data of Kalbajar (city, district) from 1912 to 1989. While compiling the material, official Russian and Soviet sources were used.
One of the founders of Azerbaijani children’s literature, a native of Shusha: Suleyman Sani Akhundov
A writer, public figure, playwright, actor Suleyman Sani Akhundov was born on October 3 (October 21), 1875 in the city of Shusha in a noble family.
Saatli Mosque in Shusha: Molla Panah Vagif taught here
Saatli Mosque is considered as one of the oldest architectural and religious monuments of the city of Shusha. The mosque is located in the eponymous quarter. On January 14, 2021, during the visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Shusha, he visited Saatli Mosque and presented to the mosque a Koran brought from the city of Mecca.
Statistics never lie: demographics of Jabrayil
Qarabag.com presents information on the demographic data of Jabrayil (uyezd, district, city) from 1872 to 1989. According to the data, there is a fact that the number of Azerbaijanis in this region, for centuries, exceeded the number of Armenians. While compiling the material, official Russian and Soviet sources were used. Earlier Qarabag.com shared the material titled “Documents reveal the secret of the “Armenian miracle” of Karabakh” about the ethnic composition of Karabakh before the resettlement of Armenians, which confirms that at the beginning of the XIX century, Armenians made up about 20% of the total number of families living in Karabakh.
The first ADR Ambassador to Ukraine, a native of Shusha: Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli
Qarabag.com has prepared a material about the Azerbaijani writer, politician, publicist, playwright, teacher, historian, translator, artist, the founder of the historical fiction genre in Azerbaijani literature, Yusif Vazirov Chamanzaminli.
31 years pass since Azerbaijani journalist Salatyn Asgarova was killed by Armenian military formations
On January 9th, 1991, Salatyn Asgarova, performing her professional duties as the correspondent of the “Molodezh Azerbaijana” (“The Youth of Azerbaijan”) newspaper, died at the hands of Armenian militants. She was the first journalist in Azerbaijan who died in the First Karabakh War and the first female journalist to receive the title of National Hero of Azerbaijan.
The Eastern Gate of Shusha: Askeran Fortress
Qarabag.com has prepared material on the history of education and the architectural structure of one of the major defensive fortifications of the Karabakh Khanate – Askeran Fortress which is located approximately 25 km from the city of Shusha.
The first conductor in Azerbaijan, the native of Shusha – Abdurrahim bey Hagverdiyev
On December 11, 1933, the playwright, publicist, diplomat, a native of Shusha Abdurrahim bey Haqverdiyev passed away. Qarabag.com has prepared material on public, political, and cultural activities of the classic of Azerbaijani literature.