Ivan Mirzoev (Hovhannes Mirzoyan) Drilled the First Oil Well in Baku

Ivan Mirzoev (Hovhannes Mirzoyan) Drilled the First Oil Well in Baku – 1871

Since the Middle Ages, Tbilisi, the capital of present-day Georgia, has been a rather significant center of the Armenian Diaspora. Tbilisi has especially been a hub of the Diaspora in terms of society, politics, and culture in the 19th century. Around the same time, Baku, the capital of modern Azerbaijan, took that Diaspora boom and …

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