Fazu Aliyeva

Fazu Aliyeva (5 December 1932 – 1 January 2016) was an Avar-speaking Soviet-born Russian poet, novelist and journalist. She played a significant role in the development of Dagestani in Russian literature. She was also a human rights activist.

Alijeva in December 2002

She was awarded two Orders of the "Badge of Honor", two Orders of Friendship of Peoples and the Order of St. Andrew in 2002. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the Soviet Peace Fund, the Jubilee Medal of the World Peace Council, and honorary awards in several foreign countries.[1]

Aliyeva was born in the Khunzakhsky District of Dagestan, Russia. She died in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia, on 1 January 2016, from heart failure at the age of 83.[2]


  1. ^ "Народная поэтесса Дагестана Фазу Алиева отметила свой день рождения". Mkala.mk.ru. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Скончалась национальная поэтесса Дагестана Фазу Алиева". 163gorod.ru. Archived from the original on January 3, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2016.

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