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Alexander Shirvanzade (1858–1935)

Armenian novelist Alexander Shirvanzade was born Aleksandr Movsesyan in Shirvan, Azerbaijan, in 1858. His father was a tailor. At age 17 Shirvanzade found work in the Caspian Sea city of Baku, Azerbaijan, which was seeing a boom because of its vast oil reserves. He worked in various capacities--clerk, accountant--for a number of different oil ... See full bio »

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Namus Writer
Patvi hamar Writer
Qaos Writer


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 1974 Qaos (novel)
 1970 Morgani khnamin (TV Movie) (play "Morgani khnamin")
 1956 Patvi hamar (play)
 1928 The Power of Evil (story "Madwoman")
 1925 Namus (novel)

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Novel: "Namus" (filmed as Namus (1925)).

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