|Birth Day:||June 23, 1913|
|Death Date:||Jul 9, 1981 (age 68)|
|Birth Place:||Ganja, Azerbaijan|
As per our current Database, Nigar Rafibeyli died on Jul 9, 1981 (age 68).
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She published her first poem, "Chadra," in 1928, after studying at the Pedagogical Technical School.
Nigar Rafibeyli was born on 23 June 1913 in the town of Ganja. Her parents were medical surgeons. Her father, Khudadat Rafibeyli was the first Azeri surgeon who had studied in Europe. In 1919, he was invited to head the Ganja government by the republican government of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, but he was soon arrested at instigation by Armenian bolsheviks and sent to Nargin island, where he was executed by bolshevik soldiers. Nigar Rafibeyli finished her school in Ganja and moved to Baku for her higher education. She studied at Pedagogical Technical School. She taught at school but always wrote novels. Her first poem called "Chadra" (Veil in Azeri) was published in "Dan Ulduzu" magazine in 1928. In years 1930–1932 she worked in the Azerbaijanfilm studio.
In 1931, she worked in Azerneshr publishing house as the editor and the translator. Rafibeyli then continued her studies in Moscow Pedagogical University. As she studied in Moscow, her first collection of poems was published in Baku. In years 1937–1939, she worked in Ushaqneshr publishing house. Beginning from 1940, she translated into Azeri many works of famous poets and writers of other nations such as Navai, Schiller, Pushkin, Lermontov, Shevchenko and others. For her great contributions to Azerbaijani literature, she received order of Honour. Many of Nigar Rafibeyli's works were dedicated to romanticism, motherhood, nature, motherland.
Nigar Rafibeyli died on 9 July 1981. One of streets in Baku bears her name.
Currently, Nigar Rafibeyli is 108 years, 2 months and 28 days old. Nigar Rafibeyli will celebrate 109th birthday on a Thursday 23rd of June 2022.
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