Nakhchivan has been the place of many great thinkers, scientists and craftsmen

    Haydar Aliyev
    Aliyev Ilham
    Zarifa Aliyeva
    Ajami Nakhchivani
    Nakhchivani Najmaddin
    Nakhchivani Hindushah
    Nasreddin Tusi
    Nakhchivani Mohammad
    Fazlullah Naimi
    Aliyev Hasan
    Mammedaliyev Yusif
    Abdullayev Hasan
    Kangarli Heydarqulu
    Nakhchivansky Ismail
    Nakhchivansky Huseyn
    Nakhchivansky Jamshid
  Mohammed Shahtakhtinsky
    Shahtakhtinsky Behbud
    Mohammed Taghi Sidgi
    Jalil Mammedguluzadeh
    Huseyn Javid
    Ordubadi Mammed Said
    Kangarli Behruz

                                                                                                                          Haydar Aliyev


Haydar Aliyev

             In Nakhchivan city Haydar Aliyev’s bust was erected (1983) and Haydar Aliyev Museum was created. With the President of Azerbaijan Republic, Ilham Aluyev’s order the Military Lyceum was created named fater Haydar Aliyev in Nakhchivan city (2004). In a lot of big cities, settlements and villages of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic the parks, gardens and squares named after Haydar Aliyev were laid out and spring-water memorial monuments were constructed. Now the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations operates in Kiev. A lot of seminars are organized at schools and universities named after Haydar Aliyev

The national leader of Azerbaijan, Haydar Aliyev died from the lingering disease on the 12th December in 2003. He was buried in the “Fekhri Khiyaban” (“Honor Avenue”) in Baku.

           Taking into account his unexampled duties in the history of Azerbaijan, in order to memorize him the President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev signed the decree on the 10th of March in 2004 about the creation of the “Haydar Aliyev” Memorial complexes in the cities of Baku and Nakhchivan, the institution of the “Haydar Aliyev” order, calling the Supreme Military School of Azerbaijan, Baku International Airport, Baku Deep Bases Plant and the Palace of Republic after Haydar Aliyev, the issuance of platinum, golden and silver coins on behalf of Haydar Aliyev and giving Haydar Aliyev’s name to the “Baku-Tbilisi-Jeyhan” oil exporting pipeline and “Lieder” boring plant