Great Azerbaijan poet Ahmad Javad.

 

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posted 6 month(s) ago


In 1906, at the age of fourteen Javad was sent to Ganja, one of the cultural centres of Azerbaijan at that time, to continue his education at the Moslem religious Medrese (Moslem theological school). In 1906-1912 he studied there. Having finished the medrese successfully he became a teacher. In 1913 Ahmad Javad started to teach Turkish and Russian languages in different parts of Azerbaijan.
Ahmad Javad wanted to continue his education. So in 1922 he came to Baku to receive a higher education. He entered the pedagogical institute and in 1926 graduated from it.
In 1930 Ahmad Javad was sent to Ganja and began to work as a teacher at the institute of Agriculture. He was the head of Turkish and Russian languages department. Ahmad Javad was a good teacher and was always proud that he was a teacher.
Ahmad Javad was not only a talented and highly cultured teacher but also a talented poet. In his verses he glorifies the beautiful nature of his native land, its high mountains with snow, lowlands with colourful flowers, cornfields with rich crops, fleeting rivers- the Kur and the Araz. His poems reflect centuries old history of the Azerbaijani Turks, their spiritual life, nice customs and old traditions, their heroism, patriotism, and humanism.
Ahmad Javad began to write poems at an early age, when he was a pupil at Medrese in Ganja. He published his first book “Goshma” in 1916. But a real turning-point in his literary activity took place after the 28th of May 1918 with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and his published his second book of poems in 1919.
Ahmad Javad has left a great literary legacy to his people.
Ahmad Javad knew some foreign languages such as Arabian, Persian, Turkish, Russian and Georgian and gave him great opportunity to be a good translator. He had translated a lot of well-known poems, plays and other works into Turkish, Among them are: “A Knight in Tiger Skin ”by Shota Rustaveli, “My Universities” by Maxim Gorki, “Fathers and Sons ” by Turgenyev, “Othello”, “Romeo and Julliet” by William Shakespeare, “On the Other Side” by Victor Hugo and many, many others.
Bisades Ahmad Javad was a capable publicist. He was a correspondent of different times and had written a lot of articles.
Ahmad Javad was arrested three times in the years 1920-1937. last time he was arrested in 1937 and killed.
Ahmad Javad was a highly educated and cultured, resolute and proud man. He was a man of iron will.
Azerbaijan people have greatest respect for him. There are many streets, schools named after Ahmad Javad. His bust was set in the centre of Shamkir not far from his birth-place Seyfali.

posted 6 month(s) ago

The great son of the Azerbaijani Turks Ahmad Javad was born on the 5th of May in 1892 in the family of a theologian in the village Seyfali of the Shamkir region. He spend his childhood in his native village and got his primary education there.
Ahmad Javad lost his father when he was five years old and was brought up by his mother Yakhshi Bayim. Little Javad was a clever and diligent boy. He could easily remember everything he learned. When he was only thirteen years old, he knew the Koran, the holy book of Moslems, by heart and had learned the Arabian and Persian languages.