Sadig Dadashov

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Sadıq Dadaşov
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Azerbaijan postage stamp portraying Sadiq Dadashov and the "Nizami" cinema in Baku
Born Sadıq Ələkbər oğlu Dadaşov
2 April 1905
Baku, Azerbaijan
Died 24 December 1946(1946-12-24) (aged 41)
Moscow, Russia
Nationality Azerbaijan Azerbaijani
Known for Architect
Awards The USSR State Prize of the second Degree (1941), Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR (1940), The Order of Lenin, The Order of the Red Banner of Labour.

Sadiq Alakbar oglu Dadashov (Azerbaijani: Sadıq Ələkbər oğlu Dadaşov) – (1905 – 1946) was an architect and architecture historian of the Soviet Azerbaijan, Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR (1940), laureate of the USSR State Prize of the second Degree (1941).[1]

Biography[edit]

S.A. Dadashov was born on April 2 (15), 1905 in Baku. In 1929, he graduated from Azerbaijan State Oil Academy (afterwards he became its professor). He was the author of books about the architecture of Azerbaijan. He was a full member of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR (1945). Sadiq Dadashov worked in close cooperation with M.A.Huseynov.[2] He developed progressive traditions of Azerbaijani architecture creatively. He erected many residential and public buildings in Baku and in other cities of Azerbaijan.

Dadashov died in Moscow, on December 24, 1946.

Architectural projects[edit]

•Exhibit hall of Azerbaijan SSR in All-Russia Exhibition Centre, in Moscow (1939).[3]

•Cinema named after Nizami (1934).

Nizami Museum of Azerbaijani Literature.[4]

•Building of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Azerbaijan SSR (1938–1939).

•Building of Baku Academy of Music.

•Building of the Ministry of Food Industry of Azerbaijan (1937–1939).

Awards and premiums[edit]

•The USSR State Prize of the second Degree (1941) – for architectural project of the exhibit hall of Azerbaijan SSR in All-Russia Exhibition Centre (1939).

•Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR (1940).

•The Order of Lenin.

•The Order of the Red Banner of Labour.

Legacy[edit]

Research Institute of construction materials in Baku is named after Dadashov.

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