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Tektaş Ağaoğlu, grandson of one of Azerbaijan's famous statesmen, politicians and thinkers, "Ahmet Agayev" Ağaoğlu Ahmet, died on January 9, 2018. He was also the son of the Former Minister of the Democratic Party (1950-1960) Samet Ağaoğlu and one of Turkey's well-known translators and writers. Tektaş Ağaoğlu, known for his book about Politics and Philosophy that was compiled from Marks and Engels, enriched the Turkish language with the books of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Mikhail Sholohov and Erich Maria Remarque. Azerbaijan Consul General Mesim Hajiyev, Consul Yadullah Pashayev, Azertac Istanbul Representative Sabir Shahtahti also participated in the funeral ceremony of Tektaş Ağaoglu.

At Tektaş Ağaoglu's funeral ceremony, Dr. Akkan Suver, said the following to written and oral media: "Tektaş Ağaoğlu, one of the important figures of the Left thinking, was the grandson of Azerbaijan's famous writer and opinion man Ahmet Ağaoğlu. As you know, as editor of the Azerbaijanian Kaspi Newspaper in 1895, Ahmet Ağaoglu was a great advocate of Turkism and later Chief Advisor of the Caucasus Army. Ahmet Ağaoğlu, who worked as General Director of Press and Publication of the "Milli Mücadele" newspaper later in Anatolia, became a Member of Parliament after the proclamation of the Turkish Republic. His son Samet Ağaoğlu, Tektaş Ağaoğlu's father, was also an important person of politics as well as a for Turkish story and novel literature. By the way, I would like to add that, Tektaş Ağaoğlu and me were people of separate thought fields, he also had political thoughts contrary to his father's and grandfather's. By the end of communism, the wanted to see his fatherland Azerbaijan. In the knowledge and peace that the wish member of this Azerbaijanian valuable family was fulfilled, I wish comfort of grave and the mercy of God Almighty."

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