Cartoonist, graphic artist
Born April 25 in the Novkhany village near Baku.
He was a soviet graphic artist, national artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1927), a member of the CPSU since 1923.
He had no art education. His satirical drawings on political, antireligious and everyday life themes have been published since 1906 in the Molla Nasreddin, Mazali (Humor) and other magazines.
In 1914, he illustrated the Hop-hop-Name, a collection of satirical poems by A. Sabir.
After 1917 he created many graphic works for books and magazines.