Jafar Jabbarly

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Birthday
20, 1899
Birthplace
Xizi, Azerbaijan
Death Date
Dec 31, 1934 (35)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1899
Birthplace
Xizi, Azerbaijan
Death Date
Dec 31, 1934 (35)

About

Azerbaijani poet, dramatist, director, and screenwriter whose plays Almaz and Sevil were turned into films. His work focused on the struggle of women to overcome oppression.

Before Fame

He abandoned his attempt to study medicine at Azerbaijan State University.

Trivia

He was the writer of over twenty plays and often directed his own productions.

Family Life

His father passed away in 1902, after which Jabbarly and his three siblings were raised by their mother.

Associated With

He translated William Shakespeare's Hamlet in 1925.