Fazu Aliyeva

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Alijeva in December 2002

Fazu Alijeva (December 5, 1932 – January 1, 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.

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 January 1, 2016, from heart failure at the age of 83.[2]

References

  1. "Народная поэтесса Дагестана Фазу Алиева отметила свой день рождения". Mkala.mk.ru. Retrieved January 1, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Скончалась национальная поэтесса Дагестана Фазу Алиева". 163gorod.ru. Retrieved January 1, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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