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Ilham Aliyev

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Ilham Heydar oghlu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: İlham Heydər oğlu Əliyev, pronounced [ilˈhɑm hejˈdæɾ oɣˈlu æˈlijev]; born 24 December 1961) is the fourth president of Azerbaijan, serving in the post since 31 October 2003. The son and second child of the former Azerbaijani leader Heydar Aliyev, Ilham Aliyev became president of Azerbaijan in 2003 following his father's death, in an election defined by election fraud. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilham Aliyev has received more than 2,785,054 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Ilham Aliyev is the 1,122nd most popular politician (up from 1,989th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (up from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Azerbaijani Politician.

Ilham Aliyev is the president of Azerbaijan. He is most famous for his efforts to modernize the country and for his authoritarian rule.

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Among politicians, Ilham Aliyev ranks 1,122 out of 15,577Before him are Asparuh of Bulgaria, Stephen, King of England, Jungjong of Joseon, Ur-Nammu, Eric Bloodaxe, and Vidkun Quisling. After him are Wang Mang, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, Idris of Libya, Albert II of Germany, William II of the Netherlands, and Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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Among people born in 1961, Ilham Aliyev ranks 3Before him are Barack Obama and Diana, Princess of Wales. After him are George Clooney, Stephen Hillenburg, Lothar Matthäus, Michael J. Fox, Nadia Comăneci, Eddie Murphy, Enya, Bill de Blasio, and Carl Lewis.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev ranks 5 out of 189Before him are Heydar Aliyev (1923), Nizami Ganjavi (1141), Richard Sorge (1895), and Lev Landau (1908). After him are Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Arghun (1250), Mstislav Rostropovich (1927), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), and Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921).

Among POLITICIANS In Azerbaijan

Among politicians born in Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev ranks 2Before him are Heydar Aliyev (1923). After him are Arghun (1250), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), 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).

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