National Hero of Azerbaijan

National Hero of Azerbaijan
National Hero of Azerbaijan
Azərbaycan milli qəhrəmanı
Азәрбајҹан милли гәһрәманы
Country  Azerbaijan

The National Hero of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan milli qəhrəmanı) is the highest national title in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The law on the title has been in effect since December 25, 1995.[1]

The title is awarded for outstanding services of national importance to Azerbaijan in defense and strengthening of the state system and creation of important national values.


Independent Azerbaijan

Salatyn Asgarova was one of the Azerbaijani journalists killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

After the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991, Azerbaijan and Armenia were engaged in the Nagorno-Karabakh War in which several Azerabaijanis were awarded with the of National Hero of Azerbaijan.

  • Mubariz Ibrahimov, National Hero [2]
  • Albert Agarunov, National Hero
  • Riad Ahmadov, National Hero
  • Amiraslan Aliyev, National Hero
  • Emin Aliyev, National Hero
  • Ibad Huseynov, National Hero
  • Nadir Aliyev, National Hero
  • Salatyn Asgarova, National Hero
  • Allahverdi Bagirov, National Hero
  • Faig Jafarov, National Hero
  • Eldar Mammadov, National Hero
  • Bahruz Mansurov, National Hero
  • Chingiz Mustafayev, National Hero
  • Ali Mustafayev, National Hero
  • Asif Maharramov, National Hero
  • Alif Hajiyev, National Hero
  • Shahin Taghiyev, National Hero

Soviet Azerbaijan

During the period of Soviet rule, Azerbaijan was incorporated into the Soviet Union as the Azerbaijan SSR. Hero of the Soviet Union (Russian: Герой Советского Союза, Geroy Sovyetskovo Soyuza) was the highest honorary title and the superior degree of distinction of the Soviet Union.

Hero of Socialist Labor (Russian: Герой Социалистического Труда, Geroy Sotsialisticheskogo Truda) was an honorary title in the Soviet Union and the highest degree of distinction for exceptional achievements in national economy and culture. It provided a similar status to the title Hero of the Soviet Union that was awarded for heroic deeds, but unlike the latter, was not awarded to foreign citizens.

Heroes of Socialist Labor

Heroes of the Soviet Union

Mehdi Huseynzade was an Azerbaijani guerilla and scout during the Soviet-German War.
Israfil Mamedov was the first Azerbaijani to be awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, on December 11, 1941.
  • Mamish Abdullayev
  • Sama Abdullayev
  • Jamil Ahmadov
  • Gazanfar Akbarov
  • Mikayil Akbarov
  • Mastan Aliyev
  • Shamsulla Aliyev
  • Museyib Allahverdiyev
  • Garay Asadov
  • Azi Aslanov, twice Hero of Soviet Union
  • Museyib Baghirov
  • Ismayil Bayramov
  • Ziya Bunyadov
  • Maharram Dadashev
  • Abbas Guliyev
  • Adil Guliyev
  • Mehdi Guliyev
  • Habibulla Huseynov
  • Mehdi Huseynzade
  • Mirza Jabiyev
  • Aghashirin Jafarov
  • Salahaddin Kazimov
  • Mammad Maharramov
  • Malik Maharramov
  • Amil Mammadov
  • Gafur Mammadov
  • Israfil Mammadov
  • Mammad Mammadov
  • Khalil Mammadov
  • Bahatdin Mirzayev
  • Mardan Musayev
  • Bakir Mustafayev
  • Khydyr Mustafayev
  • Alif Piriyev
  • Najafgulu Rafiyev
  • Yusif Sadykhov
  • Fariz Safarov
  • Shirin Shukurov
  • Idris Suleymanov
  • Mirza Valiyev
  • Aslan Vazirov
  • Avaz Verdiyev


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