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Farida Mammadova
Born (1936-08-08)8 August 1936
Died 8 December 2021(2021-12-08) (aged 85)

Farida Jafar gizi Mammadova (Azerbaijani: [Fəridə Cəfər qızı Məmmədova] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help); 8 August 1936 – 8 December 2021) was an Azerbaijani historian who specialized in the history of ancient Caucasian Albania. She was a lecturer at the Western Caspian University and Baku State University and worked for the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

Career

Mammadova authored numerous research papers, articles and books on Azerbaijani ancient and medieval history. She lectured at the Baku State University, Azerbaijan Pedagogical University, and was the head of the Department of Humanities in the Western University in Baku. Farida Mammadova worked at the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. In her research, she is known to be a disciple of the late Azerbaijani historian and the former vice-president of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Ziya Bunyadov.

Mammadova's area of focus was the study of the development of Caucasian Albania, its ethnic composition, political and social life, the development of Christianity in Caucasian Albania, Church of Caucasian Albania, arts and literature.

Personal life

She died on 8 December 2021, at the age of 85.

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