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List of famous writers from Azerbaijan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Azerbaijan is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Azerbaijan writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Azerbaijan and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

This list contains writers like Lotfi A. Zadeh and Hamlet Isakhanli.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Azerbaijan writers?" and "Which writers are from Azerbaijan?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Azerbaijan in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Azerbaijan, but they're all of Azerbaijan descent.

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Mstislav Rostropovich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Died at 80 (1927-2007) Mstislav Leopoldovich "Slava" Rostropovich, KBE, was a Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor. He is considered to be one of the greatest cellists of the 20th century. In addition to ...more

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Ahmet Ağaoğlu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Died at 70 (1869-1939) Ahmet Ağaoğlu, also known as Ahmed bey Agayev was a prominent Azerbaijani and Turkish publicist and journalist. He was recognized as one of the founders of pan-Turkism.

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Lotfi A. Zadeh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
age 97 Lotfali Askar Zadeh, better known as Lotfi A. Zadeh, is a mathematician, electrical engineer, computer scientist, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at ...more

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Elbert Tuganov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Elbert Tuganov Died at 87 (1920-2007) Elbert Tuganov was an animator, film director and screenwriter.

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Heydar Aliyev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Died at 80 (1923-2003) Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev or Geidar Aliev, also spelled Haydar Aliev or Geidar Aliev was the third President of Azerbaijan for the New Azerbaijan Party from October 1993 to October 2003, when ...more

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Eldar Guliyev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Eldar Guliyev age 77 Eldar Guliyev is a film director and screenwriter.

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Gennadiy Tishchenko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Gennadiy Tishchenko age 70 Gennadiy Tishchenko is a film director and screenwriter.

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Hamlet Isakhanli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Hamlet Isakhanli age 70 Hamlet Abdulla oglu Isayev is an Azerbaijani mathematician, poet, science and social science writer, living founder of Khazar University who served as founding president from April 1991 to ...more

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Suleyman Rustam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Suleyman Rustam Died at 83 (1906-1989) Suleyman Rustam, is poet of the Soviet Azerbaijan, playwright and a public figure. He is the poet of the Azerbaijan SSR, laureate of the Stalin State Prize of the second degree, Hero of ...more

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Alexander Shirvanzade is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Alexander Shirvanzade Died at 77 (1858-1935) Alexander Movsesyan, better known by his pen name Shirvanzade was an Armenian playwright and novelist.

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Mirza Fatali Akhundov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Died at 66 (1812-1878) Mirza Fatali Akhundzade or Mirza Fath-Ali Akhundzade, also known as Akhundov, was a celebrated Azerbaijani author, playwright, philosopher, and founder of modern literary criticism, "who ...more

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Chingiz Mustafayev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Chingiz Mustafayev Died at 32 (1960-1992) Chingiz Mustafayev was one of the most notable independent Azerbaijani journalists, who was posthumously bestowed by state order as National Hero of Azerbaijan. Mustafayev, with no formal ...more

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Ali Mustafayev is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Ali Mustafayev age 66 Ali Mustafayev Mustafa oglu was an Azerbaijani journalist and reporter during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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Afag Masud is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Afag Masud age 61 Afag Masud is an Azerbaijani writer.

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Gasham Najafzadeh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Writers from Azerbaijan
Gasham Najafzadeh age 59 Qasham Najafzadeh is an Azerbaijani poet.