Ayaz Mutallibov

1938 - 2022

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Ayaz Niyazi oghlu Mutallibov (12 May 1938 – 27 March 2022) was an Azerbaijani politician who served as the first president of Azerbaijan. He was the last leader of Soviet Azerbaijan, and first President of Azerbaijan from 18 May 1990 until 6 March 1992 and from 14 May until 18 May 1992. He rose through the ranks of the Azerbaijan Communist Party during Soviet Azerbaijan before becoming leader of the party in 1990. Later that year, the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan SSR elected Mutallibov as the first President of Azerbaijan SSR. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ayaz Mutallibov has received more than 225,816 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Ayaz Mutallibov is the 2,812th most popular politician (up from 3,173rd in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Azerbaijan and the 6th most popular Azerbaijani Politician.

Ayaz Mutallibov was the first democratically elected president of Azerbaijan. He is most famous for his role in the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

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Among politicians, Ayaz Mutallibov ranks 2,812 out of 19,576Before him are Herodes Atticus, Shigeru Yoshida, Pekah, Ptolemy X Alexander I, Diaochan, and Günter Schabowski. After him are Arsinoe IV of Egypt, Demetrius II Nicator, Nicos Anastasiades, Berenice, Norman Angell, and Michelle Obama.

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Among people born in 1938, Ayaz Mutallibov ranks 50Before him are César Luis Menotti, Ahmed Qurei, Jean Giraud, Jiří Menzel, Alpha Condé, and Raymond Carver. After him are Kurt Wüthrich, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Frederick Forsyth, Issey Miyake, Lynn Margulis, and Oliver Reed. Among people deceased in 2022, Ayaz Mutallibov ranks 42Before him are Ray Liotta, James Caan, Bill Russell, William Hurt, Angelo Sodano, and Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. After him are Kakuichi Mimura, Jacques Perrin, Ivica Osim, Jerry Lee Lewis, Issey Miyake, and Angelo Badalamenti.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Ayaz Mutallibov ranks 15 out of 232Before him are Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Ivan Bagramyan (1897), and Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921). After him are Artur Rasizade (1935), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), Mirza Fatali Akhundov (1812), Ali Asadov (1956), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), and Pavel Florensky (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Azerbaijan

Among politicians born in Azerbaijan, Ayaz Mutallibov ranks 6Before him are Heydar Aliyev (1923), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Arghun (1250), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), and Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901). After him are Artur Rasizade (1935), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), Ali Asadov (1956), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Fatali Khan Khoyski (1875), and Mir Jafar Baghirov (1896).