Alley of Honor

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Alley of Honor
Details
Established 27 August 1948
Location Baku
Country  Azerbaijan
Coordinates 40°21′42″N 49°49′15″E / 40.36167°N 49.82083°E / 40.36167; 49.82083Coordinates: 40°21′42″N 49°49′15″E / 40.36167°N 49.82083°E / 40.36167; 49.82083
Type Public
No. of graves 242

The Alley of Honor (Azerbaijani: Fəxri Xiyaban, Honorary Alley) is a public cemetery and memorial in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Alley includes burials of famed Azerbaijanis and Azerbaijan-affiliated expatriates, including several Presidents, scientists and artists. There are 242 burials in total.

History

The Alley was established by the order of the Council of Ministers of Azerbaijan SSR on August 27, 1948.[1] According to the list enclosed to the order, the burials of prominent Azerbaijani figures Jalil Mammadguluzade, Abdurrahim bey Hagverdiyev, Najaf bey Vazirov, Hasan bey Zardabi, Huseyn Arablinski, Suleyman Sani Akhundov, Ali Nazmi, Jabbar Garyagdioglu, Rustam Mustafayev, Azim Azimzade and Huseyngulu Sarabski had to be moved to the Alley of Honor and gravestones set to them.[2][3]

Notable interments

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ FƏXRI XİYABAN (in Azerbaijani)
  2. ^ THE HONORARY CEMETERY
  3. ^ Аллея Почетного захоронения. Справка (in Russian)
  4. ^ Heydar Aliyev's grave
  5. ^ 12 years passed since Abulfaz Elchibey’s death
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