Aslan bey Gardashov

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Aslan bey Gardashov
Aslan bəy Qardaşov
Minister of Agriculture of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR)
In office
April 14, 1919 – December 22, 1919
President Nasib Yusifbeyli Prime Minister, (Chairman of Azerbaijani Parliament)
Preceded by Khosrov bey Sultanov
Succeeded by Ahmed bey Pepinov[1]
Personal details
Born 1866 (1866)
Tala, Zaqatala Rayon, Azerbaijan
Died 1920 (1921) (aged 54)
Baku, Azerbaijan
Religion Islam

Aslan bey Gardashov Aliagha oglu (Azerbaijani: Aslan bəy Qardaşov Əliağa oğlu; 1866–1920) was an Azerbaijani statesman who served as Minister of Agriculture in the fourth cabinet of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, and was member of Parliament of Azerbaijan.

Early years[edit]

Gardashov was born in Tala village of Zaqatala Rayon, Azerbaijan. He studied in Zaqatala uyezd school and graduated from Pedagogical Seminary. Before the February Revolution, he attended the Istanbul University and was a member of the Transcaucasian Sejm.[2][3] After the revolution he joined the ranks of Musavat.

Political career[edit]

Gardashov was a member of the Azerbaijani National Council on the eve of declaration of independence who voted in favor of establishing an independent republic.[4] After establishment of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic on May 28, 1918, Gardashov was elected to the National Assembly of Azerbaijan from Ahrar Party.[5] When the fourth government under Nasib Yusifbeyli was formed on April 14, 1919, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture of ADR.[2]

After Bolshevik take over of Azerbaijan on April 28, 1920, Gardashov was one of the members of Azerbaijani parliament who voted in favor of giving up the power to Bolsheviks.[6] He was subsequently arrested and executed by Bolsheviks.

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