Azim Azimzade

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Birthday
7, 1880
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Jun 15, 1943 (63)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1880
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Jun 15, 1943 (63)

About

Self-taught cartoonist and caricaturist whose best-known works included "Ruins of Reichstag," "At Baku Summer Cottages," and "Jumping Over Bonfire." He was named People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR.

Before Fame

He was a self-taught artist who published his first paintings at the age of twenty-six.

Trivia

His legacy was honored with a monument in Baku close to the Heydar Aliyev Palace in 2002.

Family Life

He was born into an Absheron Rayon-based family of oil workers.

Associated With

He and actor Mirza Babayev were both recipients of the People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR honor.