The next public figure of the "Famous Teachers of Karabakh" project of the Ministry of Education is Famil Mehdi. He was born on December 25, 1934 in Sarihajili village of Aghdam region.
Being engaged in active pedagogical activity, Famil Mehdi worked at the faculty of philology of the Azerbaijan State University (nowadays Baku State University) as a teacher and senior lecturer, head of the department of theory and practice of journalism at the faculty of journalism. Famil Mehdi is one of the authors of the textbook entitled "Issues of Journalism" for university students.
The poet, doctor of philological sciences, professor Famil Mehdi devoted about 50 years of his life to his people and the development of science and art. His voice was heard in auditoriums, at the scientific and theoretical conferences where serious discussions were held, at meetings with intellectuals, ordinary people, soldiers, from tribunes where the pulse of the time was beating and the fate of the people was decided.
Famil Mehdi, who was describing his poems as an autobiography, said: "My poems are my faith, my struggle, my pride, as well as my cowardice, my weakness, my helpless and my loneliness".
According to Famil Mehdi, who advised always to be strong-willed, if a person shows principle and finds courage in himself, he can even overcome death.
It should be noted that the "Famous Teachers of Karabakh" project provides information about famous persons born in Karabakh who were engaged in pedagogical activity at that time. The aim of the project is to commemorate famous teachers originally from Karabakh.