National poet Sohrab Tahir dies

Poet died this morning

Baku. 4 May. REPORT. AZ/ Azerbaijan's national poet Sohrab Tahir has died.

Report was told at Azerbaijan Writers' Union (AWU).

He passed away this morning after a long illness.

Sohrab Tahir was born in South Azerbaijan in March, 1926 (according to official documents on August 6).

In 2006, in accordance with the order of the Azerbaijani President, he was awarded 'Glory' order. 

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