Sakit Mammadov - Сакит Мамедов russian painter born in 1958 Neftchala, Azerbaijan
Honored Artist of Azerbaijan, member of the Association of Artists, an honorary member of the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts, winner of the prestigious Russian award "Man of the Millennium" Sakit Mammadov - became the first Azerbaijani artist who received the title of academician EANS (European Academy of Natural Sciences) for his contribution to world culture and visual arts. He was awarded the Medal of the Order's Leonardo da Vinci, as well as the Order of "Honor of Europe." Ribbon Medal was established by the European Committee for awards and prizes at the United Nations in honor of the 550th anniversary of the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci. Honorary award is given for meritorious service to the world community, their homeland and intergovernmental organizations for the creation of outstanding works in the field of painting, sculpture, architecture, literature and other fields of culture and art. His paintings are in the best museums and galleries in the world, museum in Moscow, St. petersburg, Baku, Turkey, Vatican, in private collections of famous people.