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Abulfaz Elchibey

1938 - 2000

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Abulfaz Elchibey (Azerbaijani: Əbülfəz Elçibəy; 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 oghlu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Əbülfəz Qədirqulu oğlu Əliyev), 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 17 June 1992 until his overthrow in a coup d'état on 24 June 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abulfaz Elchibey has received more than 284,904 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Abulfaz Elchibey is the 2,046th most popular politician (up from 2,581st 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 2,046 out of 15,577Before him are Mikhail Suslov, Gianni Agnelli, Faustina the Younger, Sali Berisha, Tekuder, and Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia. After him are Pupienus, Heinz Fischer, Peter II of Portugal, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Adolfo Suárez, and Louis I, Duke of Bourbon.

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Among people born in 1938, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 33Before him are Klaus Schwab, Vladimir Vysotsky, Bernie Madoff, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liv Ullmann, and Albert Fert. After him are Heinz Fischer, Jean Giraud, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Fuad Masum, Donald Knuth, and Marina Vlady. Among people deceased in 2000, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 16Before him are Stanley Matthews, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Lída Baarová, Vittorio Gassman, Walter Matthau, and Konrad Emil Bloch. After him are Carl Barks, Gherman Titov, Giovanna of Italy, Pierre Trudeau, Erich Mielke, and Tommaso Buscetta.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 13 out of 189Before him are Arghun (1250), Mstislav Rostropovich (1927), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), and Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921). After him are Ivan Bagramyan (1897), Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Uzeyir Hajibeyov (1885), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Mirza Fatali Akhundov (1812), and Garegin Nzhdeh (1886).

Among POLITICIANS In Azerbaijan

Among politicians born in Azerbaijan, Abulfaz Elchibey ranks 5Before him are Heydar Aliyev (1923), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Arghun (1250), and Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901). After him are Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), Artur Rasizade (1935), Ali Asadov (1956), Fatali Khan Khoyski (1875), and Mir Jafar Baghirov (1896).