Artur Rasizade

Azerbaijani politician

Artur Tahir oglu Rasizade (born 26 February 1935 in Ganja) was the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan from 2003 until 2018. Rasizada was a long-time Communist Party member during the Azerbaijan SSR period. He was Prime Minister from July 20, 1996 until August 4, 2003. He quit due to health reasons. This let President Heydar Aliyev's son Ilham Aliyev become Prime Minister. Rasizada continued to act as Prime Minister for Ilham Aliyev. He formally returned to the job on November 4, after Ilham Aliyev was elected as president.

Artur Rasizade
Artur Rasizadə
Artur Rasi-zadə, 27-02-2020.jpg
6th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
In office
31 October 2003 – 21 April 2018
Acting: 6 August 2003 – 4 November 2003
(for Ilham Aliyev to 31 October 2003)
PresidentIlham Aliyev
DeputyYaqub Eyyubov
Preceded byIlham Aliyev
Succeeded byNovruz Mammadov
In office
20 July 1996 – 4 August 2003
Acting: 20 July 1996 – 26 November 1996 and 18 October 1998 – 24 October 1998
PresidentHeydar Aliyev
Preceded byFuad Guliyev
Succeeded byIlham Aliyev
Personal details
Born (1935-02-26) 26 February 1935 (age 86)
Ganja, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyCommunist Party of the Soviet Union (until 1991)

AwardsEdit

Rasizade was awarded with Istiglal Order for his contributions to economic development of Azerbaijan by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on February 23, 2005.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "A.T.Rasizadənin "İstiqlal" ordeni ilə təltif edilməsi haqqında AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI PREZİDENTİNİN FƏRMANI" [Order of the President of Azerbaijan Republic on awarding A.T. Rasizade with istiglal Order of Azerbaijan Republic]. Archived from the original on 2012-03-30. Retrieved 2011-01-20.