Magsud Ibrahimbeyov, Azerbaijani writer and politician, Died at 80

Magsud Mammadibrahim oglu Ibrahimbeyov was born on May 11, 1935, Baku and died on March 22, 2016.

He was an Azerbaijani writer and member of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan.

Ibrahimbeyov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan to Mammad Ibrahimbeyov and Fatima Meshadibeyova.

Magsud was the older brother of Rustam Ibragimbekov, a prominent Russian screenwriter.

During 1960, Magsud Ibrahimbeyov received a B.A. in Industrial and Civil Construction from Baku Polytechnical Institute.

Then, he later worked at the Azerbaijan SSR Ministry of Construction and tried himself as a reporter representing Azerbaijan at the All-Union Radio and Television.

During this time, he began focusing on literary studies and attended courses for advanced screenwriting and directing in Moscow in 1960–1964.

From then on he became known as a Russophone Azerbaijani writer.

Some of his plays were later acted out in theaters throughout the USSR.

Magsud Ibrahimbeyov has also written screenplays for 12 feature-length movies and 11 documentary films.

Magsud Ibrahimbeyov passed away at 80 yrs old.