Nadir Aliyev

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Nadir Aliyev
Native name
Nadir Əliyev
Born(1962-07-30)July 30, 1962
Aliağalı, Agdam, Azerbaijan SSR
DiedJuly 22, 1993(1993-07-22) (aged 30)
Qiyaslı, Agdam, Azerbaijan
Allegiance Azerbaijan
Service/branchCoat of arms of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces.png Azerbaijani Armed Forces
Years of service1991–1993
Battles/warsNagorno Karabakh War
AwardsNational Hero of Azerbaijan — 1994

Nadir Alısh oglu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Nadir Alış oğlu Əliyev; 30 July 1962, Aliağalı, Agdam, Azerbaijan SSR22 July 1993, Qiyaslı, Agdam, Azerbaijan) was the National Hero of Azerbaijan and warrior during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Aliyev was born on 30 July 1962 in Aliağalı village of Agdam raion of Azerbaijan SSR. He studied at Baku Polytechnicum from 1977 to 1981. In 1991, he graduated from the Academy of the State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan named after F.E. Dzerzhinski, and in 1993, from the Faculty of Law of Baku State University. Aliyev served his military service in the State Security Service and was appointed chief attorney in the Mardakert (Agdara) Division of the Azerbaijan State Security Committee from September to December 1991 and in the Agdere District Division of the Karabakh Department of the Ministry of National Security of the Republic of Azerbaijan since 1992.[2]

Aliyev was married and had two children.

Nagorno Karabakh war[edit]

In January 1993, he was appointed chief operating officer of the Aghdam Region Department of the Ministry of National Security. On July 22, 1993, Aliyev was shot dead while taking part in the battles for the village of Qiyasli.[1]


Nadir Alish oglu Aliyev was posthumously awarded the title of the "National Hero of Azerbaijan" under Presidential Decree No. 218 dated 9 October 1994.[1]

Aliyev was buried at a Martyrs' Lane cemetery in Baku. A secondary school No. 282 in Suraxanı raion of Baku was named after him.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "National heroes". Archived from the original on 18 February 2019. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Azərbaycanın Milli Qəhrəmanları". Azerbaijan National Library. Archived from the original on March 12, 2019. Retrieved March 12, 2019.

Further reading[edit]

  • Vüqar Əsgərov. Azərbaycanın Milli Qəhrəmanları (kitab)|"Azərbaycanın Milli Qəhrəmanları" (Yenidən işlənmiş II nəşr). Bakı: "Dərələyəz-M", 2010, səh. 86-87.