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National Hero of Azerbaijan
Azərbaycan milli qəhrəmanı
National Hero of Azerbaijan.svg
Awarded by President of Azerbaijan
Country  Azerbaijan
Type Individual Award
Eligibility Azerbaijani citizens
Awarded for Exceptional service and courage for the independence and prosperity of people of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Status Active
Clasps 1
Statistics
Established March 25, 1992. Decree No. 201
First awarded June 7, 1992
Precedence
Next (higher) None

The National Hero of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan milli qəhrəmanı) is the highest national title in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The title was named the highest national award on March 25, 1992, and the "Qizil Ulduz" Medal awarded as a sign of receiving this title was established by a separate law in July 1992[1] The law on the title has been in effect since December 25, 1995.[2]

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[edit]

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.

Soviet Azerbaijan[edit]

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[edit]

Heroes of the Soviet Union[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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Gultakin Asgarova - National Hero of Azerbaijan (Milli Qehraman)

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Mubariz Ibrahimov - National Hero of Azerbaijan / Milli Qehraman (Part 2)

Excellent movie about Azerbaijan's national hero Mubariz Ibrahimov.

Mubariz İbrahimov National Hero of Azerbaijan

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The National Hero of Azerbaijan - Mubariz Ibrahimov

Azerbaijan University of Languages by Nərmin Quliyeva | 109 B 18.12.2012.

Aliyar Aliyev - National Hero of Azerbaijan (Milli Qehraman)

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God Bless Azerbaijan and Our Heros. May our voice be heard from Karabakh.

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Mubariz Ibrahimov - National Hero of Azerbaijan / Milli Qehraman (Part 1)

Excellent movie about Azerbaijan's national hero Mubariz Ibrahimov.

Allahverdi Bagirov - National Hero of Azerbaijan (Milli Qehraman)

One of the most Brave Azeri heroes that ever lived. From Great city once called Aghdam.

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27 news items

News.Az

News.Az
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:03:45 -0800

Sayadovs' family who was forced to flee their village by Armenians had to leave their native lands and found refuge in the Sarkar village of the Samukh region of Azerbaijan, where Mehman finished the eighth form. The hard life of a refugee did not ...

News.Az

News.Az
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:00:48 -0700

Today is the birthday of National Hero of Azerbaijan, civil and military journalist who made a significant contribution to the development of national television. He collaborated with a number of foreign news agencies. He was the author of many reports ...
 
Baltimore Jewish Times (subscription)
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:06:10 -0700

Azerbaijani authorities buried Agarunov in Martyrs' Lane in Baku and posthumously awarded him the title of National Hero of Azerbaijan, the country's highest honor. Surely Hollywood would accord Agarunov top consideration for a Jewish Azerbaijani lead.
 
Trend News Agency
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 06:35:48 -0700

MP Ganira Pashayeva and Honored Actress of Azerbaijan, performer, composer Tunzala Agayeva prepared musical composition entitled "Şəhidim" ("My martyr ") dedicated to National Hero of Azerbaijan Mubariz Ibrahimov, and in his person to all the martyrs, ...

News.Az

News.Az
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 06:03:19 -0700

National Hero of Azerbaijan, Commander of Shamkir Corps Lieutenant General Rovshan Akbarov believes that Armenia conceal their losses, Oxu.Az reports citing Publika.az. "Armenians evacuated the population from border villages. This fact is ...
 
News.Az
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 21:14:16 -0700

A year has passed since National hero Mubariz Ibrahimov died a heroic death in a battle with Armenian army. Mubariz Ibrahimov was born in Aliabad village in Bilasuvar District of Azerbaijan on 7 February, 1988. He entered Aliabad secondary school named ...
 
APA
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:25:35 -0700

16 Aghdam residents fought in the battles were awarded titles of National Hero of Azerbaijan. Hasanov said Armenia continues its aggressive activity ignoring the decisions of the international organizations, adding that Aghdam residents are ready to ...

AzerNews

AzerNews
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 03:52:30 -0700

... heroism in defending Azerbaijan's territorial integrity. In general, 510 servicemen died during the military operations, 1,166 people were injured, 268 people were missing, and nine servicemen were awarded the rank of National Hero of Azerbaijan ...
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