Mir Movsum Aga Mosque

Mir Movsum Aga Mosque

First of all Mir Movsum Agha (full name Azerbaijani: Seyidəli Mir Abutalıb oğlu Mirmövsümzadə; English: Seyidali Mir Abutalib oghlu Mirmovsumzade 1883 – 17 November 1950)  a physically challenged person, who  believed to have supernatural powers by the residents of Baku and outskirt villages. A shrine built for Mir Movsum Agha in Shuvalan after his death; that shrine now has a blue maiolica, Central Asian-style dome.

Mehriban Aliyeva’s donation

The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev and the First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva are regular visitors to Mir Movsum Aga’s sanctuary. As a result the First Lady once donated a carpet decorated with an image of Movsum Mir Aga that  made by painter Kamil Aliyev to the sanctuary. In 2011, historian Tarana Jabiyeva wrote a book about Mir Movsum Agha. And it called “Eternal resident of Icheri-Shahar” that  presented by the Union of Writers of Azerbaijan.

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