List of statues in Baku

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List of the statues and memorials in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

Statues [1][2]Edit

Statues of outstanding people[1][2]
Year Image Person Location Note
1930   Mirza Fatali Akhundov At the intersection of Bunyad Sardarov and Said Rustamov, Ahmed Javad streets
1923   26 Baku Commissars In the square of 26 Baku Commissars (Current name of street is Sahil Garden)
1949   Nizami Ganjavi In front of Nizami Museum of Azerbaijani Literature
1958   Mirza Alakbar Sabir In the Istiglaliyyat Street, Mirza Alakbar Sabir Garden From 1922 to 1958, there was another statue in the place of the monument of the poet.
1960 Uzeyir Hajibeyov İn front of the National Conservatory of Azerbaijan
1955   Vladimir Lenin at the 11th Red Army square (now - Azadlig Square).

On the building of the House of Government of Azerbaijan

In 1991, the monument was replaced by the national flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
1961 Samad Vurgun Pushkin Street (Baku)
1962 Fuzûlî In front of the Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theatre
1968 26 Commissars Memorial In the square of 26 Baku Commissars (Current name of street is Sahil Garden)
1968 Mikayil Mushfig Inshaatchilar Avenue
1972 Nariman Narimanov Nariman Narimanov Avenue
1973 Mehdi Huseynzade At the intersection of Tbilisi Avenue and Bakikhanov Street
1980 Imadaddin Nasimi At the intersection of Samad Vurgun Street and Nizami Street
1998   Yusif Mammadaliyev In the Istiglaliyyat Street, near the Ismailiyya Palace
2002   Azim Azimzade In the Old City (Baku)
2012 Koroğlu At the intersection of Azadlig Avenue and Vagif Avenue
2014 Gara Garayev In the 28 May Street

BustsEdit

Year Person Image Location Note
1920s Friedrich Engels   Primorsky Boulevard The monument is written in Azerbaijani with Arabic letters: ENGELS

Monuments and memorialsEdit

Year Name Image Location Note
1960 Statue of a Liberated Woman At the intersection of Shikhali Gurbanov and Jafar Jabbarli's streets The monument depicts a woman removing the veil. İt was built by Fuad Abdurahmanov
1988 "Eternal Flame" [3]   Martyrs' Lane

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Statues in Baku" (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 2018-05-17.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Bakının heykəlləri". www.anl.az. Retrieved 2018-05-17.
  3. "Kazakh leaders visits Alley of Martyrs in Baku". AzerNews.az. 2017-04-03. Retrieved 2019-01-24.