Chingiz Abdullayev

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Birthday
7, 1959
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Azerbaijan

About

An Azerbaijani crime fiction writer, he is most famous for his Drongo detective books. Over the course of his career, he sold more than twenty million copies of his eighty plus novels and short stories.

Before Fame

He began working as a spy for the USSR Ministry of Defense during the early 1980s. A decade later, he earned a J.D. from Baku State University.

Trivia

He served as Secretary of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers.

Family Life

He and his wife raised a son and a daughter.

Associated With

The plot of his novel, Three Colors of Blood, had some similarities to the real-life execution attempt on President Heydar Aliyev.