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


 Nakhchivansky Jamshid

          Nakhchivansky Jamshid Jafarqulu (10.8.1895, Nakhchivan – 26.8.1938) – a military official, brigade commander. He finished Yelizavetgrad Guards school (Western Ukraine) (1915). He was a commander of the cavalry troops gathered from Muslims during the I Great Patriotic War, participated in the organization of “Brusilov front” and was awarded with the 4-grade order “Saint George” in Austria-Romania front he got wounded three times and granted with the silver weapon, the prizes of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th degree orders of Anna and 2nd, 3rd degree Stanislav as a brave cavalry officer. After the destruction of the Southwest front quarters officer J.Nakhchivansky returned with his troops to Azerbaijan and cleaned Baku from the enemies together with the Turkish troops and Azerbaijan Detached Corpse on the 15th of September in 1918. J.Nakhchivansky confidently fought for the independence of Azerbaijan. L.nakhchivansky attended to the short-term courses at High Military Academy in Moscow in 1923 and 1928 and after his return to Azerbaijan became a division commander again.  

          He was a member of the Central Executive Committees of Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic and Tran Caucasus Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. He was awarded with the orders of Red Flag, Red Labor Flag and Red Stars. A Street in Baku and Nakhchivan carries his name currently. His memorial house was created in Nakhchivan