Khurshidbanu Natavan

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Birthday
6, 1832
Birthplace
Shusha, Azerbaijan
Death Date
Oct 2, 1897 (65)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1832
Birthplace
Shusha, Azerbaijan
Death Date
Oct 2, 1897 (65)

About

Azerbaijani and Persian-language poet best known for her relationship-themed ghazals. She is widely regarded as one of the most important lyrical poets in Azerbaijani history.

Before Fame

Before becoming a respected poet, she worked as a philanthropist and social reformer.

Trivia

She raised and popularized the Karabakh breed of horses.

Family Life

She was the only child of Mehdigulu Khan; Khan was the final ruler of the Karabakh Khanate.

Associated With

She and Mirza Babayev were two of the most famous Azerbaijani poets (active in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, respectively).