Ahmad Javad


Birthday May 5, 1892

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Azerbaijan

DEATH DATE Oct 13, 1937 (45)

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Azerbaijani poet best known for writing the lyrics to his country's national anthem.

Before Fame

He spent his childhood studying Turkish, Persian, and Arabic.


His 1925 publication of a political poem entitled "Goygol" resulted in his arrest.

Family Life

He was raised in the small village of Seyfali, Shamkir Rayon.

Associated With

He and Rasul Rza were both prolific Azerbaijani poets.