Muhammed Azer Aran

Muhammad Azer Aran was born in 1911 in the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. His father and all his relatives belonged to the Milli Musavat People’s Party, which wanted the independence and freedom of Azerbaijan and the establishment of the Azerbaijan National Republic, founded by Muhammad Amin Rasulzadeh. M. Azer Aran deeply hated the current regime because he saw the deaths and crimes committed by the communists in Azerbaijan from a young age.

After finishing school in 1920, M. Azer Aran decided to go to Turkey. While crossing the border, he meets a mathematics teacher named Ali Aran[1], together they come to Iran, and from there to Turkey. Azer Aran graduated from the military medical faculty in Istanbul. While in Istanbul, the great ideologist of the Azerbaijan National Liberation Movement M.A. He got to know Rasulzadeh closely. Later, Azer Aran Askari, who specialized in neurology and worked as a specialist doctor, rose to the rank of colonel, became the chief doctor in hospitals, and in the following years retired by his own wish.

While studying in the third year of Azer Aran Medical Faculty, M.A. Rasulzade and many political emigrants had to leave Turkey. Since that time (from 1931 – N.Y.) Azer Aran and many friends have been doing serious work as activists of the Azerbaijan independence cause. They buy media such as “Istiqlal” and “Qurtuluş” sent from Europe and deliver them to the necessary addresses, they prepare news and various articles for the national press. Thus, they become members of the Musavat Party and the National Center of Azerbaijan. He himself later admitted sincerely: “We were burdened with a big burden before we were even young.” Azer Aran was a member of the Turkish Monuments Association when he was the chief doctor at Sivasda Askari Hospital. He built the tomb of Gazi Burhaneddin.

Azer Aran was closely involved in the work of the Azerbaijan Cultural Association, which has been operating since 1949. After the death of Kerim Odar, the III chairman of the Musavat Party on November 19, 1981, he became the IV chairman of the Musavat Party. Azer Aran, who had a serious illness at the end of his life, saw the victory of the Azerbaijan cause, the motherland, in Azerbaijan, for which he had been working for many years. He was very pleased with the restoration of the National Musavat People’s Party in Azerbaijan in 1992, of which he was the President for nearly eleven years. The great national mujahid Azer Aran died on April 8, 1993 in Ankara at the age of 82 and was buried in the “Garshiyakh” cemetery.