Alley of Honor

The Alley of Honor (Azerbaijani: Fəxri Xiyaban, Honorary Allée) 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.

Alley of Honor
Details
Established27 August 1948
Location
Country Azerbaijan
Coordinates40°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
TypePublic
No. of graves242

HistoryEdit

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 intermentsEdit

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FƏXRI XİYABAN Archived 2013-06-09 at the Wayback Machine (in Azerbaijani)
  2. ^ "THE HONORARY CEMETERY". Archived from the original on 2013-12-22. Retrieved 2010-07-10.
  3. ^ Аллея Почетного захоронения. Справка Archived 2012-03-03 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  4. ^ "Heydar Aliyev's grave". Archived from the original on 2018-05-28. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  5. ^ "12 years passed since Abulfaz Elchibey's death". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-20.