Samad Vurgun

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Birthday
21, 1906
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
May 27, 1956 (50)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1906
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
May 27, 1956 (50)

About

Poet and playwright who was honored as the 1943 People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR. His published works include The Lamp and The Poet's Oath.

Before Fame

He published his first poetry collection, The Poet's Oath, in 1930 and joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union ten years later.

Trivia

He was featured on an Azerbaijani postage stamp in 2006.

Family Life

He and his wife, Khaver Khanim Mirzabeyova, had three children: Yusif, Samadoglu and Aybeniz.

Associated With

He, like Anar Rzayev, was one of the leading figures in twentieth-century Azerbaijani poetry.