Baba Punhan, born Atababa Seyidali oglu Madatzadeh (Azerbaijani: Atababa Seyidəli oğlu Mədətzadə), (5 November 1948, Baku – 17 April 2004, Baku, Azerbaijan), was an Azerbaijani poet.
He was called up for military service in 1968, which he served in Kiev. He was praised for popularising Azenglish in Azerbaijani literature.
Throughout his career he composed numerous pieces of meykhana based on modern Azerbaijan.
List of works
Baba Punhan published about 278 ghazals.
His most well-known books include:
- Acı həqiqət? (Sad Truth, 2000)
- Yalan çeynəyə - çeynəyə (Chewing Lies, 2000)
- Mən nə dedim ki...” (What have I said..., 2004)