Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev was one of the most famous people in Azerbaijan, he was an oil millionaire, and philanthropist. He has invested a lot of money for the development, education of his nation, he has established the first female school in the East. On 28 April 1920 Soviets took Azerbaijan, all wealth of Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev was taken, his family members were imprisoned, or died because of hunger. He was the one who gave education to most of the Bolsheviks. His wealth was roughly 30 million rubles at the end of 1917. According to estimations, this amount would be at least 21 billion USD with today’s currency.
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His younger son moved to France. After 100 years (01.11.2019 ) we found his great-grandchild. He lives in Levallois-Perret, France, his name is Alban Claude.
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