Omar Hasan oglu Eldarov was born on December 21, 1927 in Derbent. Is an Azerbaijani monumentalist sculptor, Honoured Art Worker of Azerbaijan (1961), People’s Painter of Azerbaijan (1982), full member of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (2001), full member of the Russian Academy of Arts (1988), president of Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts (2001), and academician. The author of Sattar Bahlulzade’s portrait, Muslim Mogomayev’s bust, monument to Huseyn Javid (1993), monument to Mammed Amin Rasulzade (1995), Azim Azimzade (2002), Rashid Behbudov’s bas-relief (2002), Nizami Ganjavi’s bust in Cheboksary (2004), gravestones of Zarifa Aliyeva, Haydar Aliyev, Sikh-Ali Gurbanov, Tofig Guliyev in the Alley of Honorable Burial in Baku, gravestone and bas-relief of Uzeyir Hajibeyov in Vienna (2005), Niyazi’s bas-relief (2006), monument to Haydar Aliyev in Nakhchivan (2006), monument to İhsan Doğramacı in Ankara (2003), memorial plaque of Tofig Guliyev (2006), memorial plaques of Haydar Aliyev and academician Zarifa Aliyeva (2008).

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