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Mikayil Mushfig
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Born (1908-06-05)June 5, 1908
Died January 6, 1938(1938-01-06) (aged 29)

Mikayil Mushfig (Azerbaijani: Mikayıl Müşfiq, born Mikayil Ismayilzadeh) (5 June 1908, Baku – 6 January 1938, Baku) was an Azerbaijani poet of the 1930s.

Most of his poetry is about romance, nature, feelings. Despite this, he soon became one of the slandered and criticized poets in the Union of Soviet Azerbaijani Writers, and soon afterwards, Mushfig was arrested and executed by Soviet authorities at the age of 30 during the Stalinist purges in the USSR. In 1956, he was exonerated posthumously. Nikita Khrushchev era of de-stalinization has resulted in Mushfig's poetry being famous in Azerbaijani society.

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