Mirza Alakbar Sabir


Birthday May 30, 1862

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Azerbaijan

DEATH DATE Jul 12, 1911 (49)

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Azerbaijani philosopher and poet whose innovative literary work spans the genres of satire, realism, and lyric poetry. He published numerous politically-themed works in a satirical magazine entitled Molla Nasraddin.

Before Fame

He studied at age twelve with the renowned poet Seyid Azim Shirvani.


His writings were heavily influenced by the Russian Revolution of 1905.

Family Life

He grew up in a large family in Shamakhy, Azerbaijan.

Associated With

He and Sediq Afghan were both renowned Azerbaijani philosophers.

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