Abulfaz Elchibey

1938 - 2000

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Abulfaz Elchibey (Azerbaijani: Əbülfəz Elçibəy / Әбүлфәз Елчибәј; 24 June 1938 in Nakhchivan – 22 August 2000 in Ankara) was an Azerbaijani political figure and a former Soviet dissident. His real name was Abulfaz Gadirgulu oglu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Əbülfəz Qədirqulu oğlu Əliyev / Әбүлфәз Гәдиргулу оғлу Әлијев), but he assumed the nickname of "Elçibəy" (Azerbaijani for the "noble messenger") upon his leadership of the Azerbaijani Popular Front in 1990. Elchibey was the president of Azerbaijan, serving from 16 June 1992 until his overthrow in a coup d'état in June 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abulfaz Elchibey has received more than 203,281 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Abulfaz Elchibey is the 2,586th most popular politician (up from 2,609th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Azerbaijan and the 5th most popular Azerbaijani Politician.

Abulfaz Elchibey was the first president of Azerbaijan. He is most famous for being the first president of Azerbaijan.

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Among politicians, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 2,586 out of 15,710Before him are Catherine of Braganza, Pepin I of Aquitaine, George, King of Saxony, Emperor Cheng of Han, Mario Monti, and Emperor Kōshō. After him are Yaropolk I of Kiev, Vasily I of Moscow, Christina of Lorraine, Vajiravudh, René Coty, and Arsinoe IV of Egypt.

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Among people born in 1938, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 44Before him are Brian Dennehy, Diana Rigg, Marina Vlady, Raymond Carver, Frederick Forsyth, and Fuad Masum. After him are David Irving, Oliver Reed, Lynn Margulis, José Altafini, Luigi Tenco, and Jean Seberg. Among people deceased in 2000, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 22Before him are Jason Robards, Gherman Titov, Vittorio Gassman, Tommaso Buscetta, Arkan, and Pierre Trudeau. After him are Gino Bartali, Konrad Emil Bloch, Erich Mielke, Giovanna of Italy, Louis Néel, and Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 13 out of 159Before him are Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Garry Kasparov (1963), Arghun (1250), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), and Ivan Bagramyan (1897). After him are Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), Serzh Sargsyan (1954), Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Uzeyir Hajibeyov (1885), and Artur Rasizade (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Azerbaijan

Among politicians born in Azerbaijan, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 5Before him are Heydar Aliyev (1923), Arghun (1250), Ilham Aliyev (1961), and Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901). After him are Serzh Sargsyan (1954), Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Artur Rasizade (1935), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), Robert Kocharyan (1954), and Fatali Khan Khoyski (1875).