Shamil Asgarov

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Shamil Asgarov
Şamil Əsgərov
Shamil Askerov.jpg
Born 1929
Aghjakand, Kalbajar
Died 20 April 2005(2005-04-20)
Citizenship Azerbaijan
Fields Poet, historian

Shamil Asgarov or Shamil Askerov[1](Azerbaijani: Şamil Səlim oğlu Əsgərov, 1929,[2] Aghjakand – 20 May 2005, Baku) was a Kurdish scholar, poet, and researcher on the history of the Kurds in Azerbaijan. He was the leader of Kalbajar's large Kurdish community ,[3] founder and former director of the Kurdish Museum in Kelbajar ,[4] and editor of the kurdish newspaper Denge Kurd published from 1991 to 2004 in Baku, Azerbaijan .[5] Shamil Asgarov translated a classic kurdish love story Mem and Zin into Azerbaijani and was the author of 17 books[6] among them one, Ferhenge, the Kurdish-Azerbaijani dictionary, was published in 1999 by the support of the Soros Foundation.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

  1. ^ Goltz, Thomas (1999). Azerbaijan Diary, p.322. M.E. Sharpe. ISBN 978-0-7656-0244-2. 
  2. ^ Mürvət, Qədimoğlu (2000). Hər Çeşmədən Bir Damla,Şamil Əsgərov-70, p. 3. Baku: ARAZ, Index 4228190013/05200. 
  3. ^ de Waal, Thomas (2003). Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War, p. 212. New York: New York University Press. ISBN 0-8147-1945-7. 
  4. ^ a b "I CARE - Internet Centre Anti Racism Europe, NEWS - Archive for April 2003". Retrieved 2008-06-30. 
  5. ^ "Central Asia and the Caucasus - Journal of Social and Political Studies". Retrieved 2008-06-30. 
  6. ^ Mürvət, Qədimoğlu (2000). Hər Çeşmədən Bir Damla,Şamil Əsgərov-70, p. 11. Baku: ARAZ, Index 4228190013/05200.