How many children does Ilham Aliyev have?

How many children does Ilham Aliyev have?

three children
Ilham Aliyev married Mehriban Aliyeva in Baku on 22 January 1983. They have three children, Leyla, Arzu and Heydar; and five grandchildren. he is fluent in Azerbaijani, English, French, Russian and Turkish. His wife is also the first Vice President of Azerbaijan.

Who is Azerbaijan first Lady?

First Lady of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycanın birinci xanımı) is the informal title of the wife of the president of Azerbaijan. The current first lady is Mehriban Aliyeva, wife of President Ilham Aliyev, who has held the position since 31 October 2003.

Who is Aliyev’s wife?

Mehriban Aliyevam. 1983
Ilham Aliyev/Wife

How old is Heydar?

80 years (1923–2003)
Heydar Aliyev/Age at death

Where was Aliyev’s grandfather born?

Aziz Aliyev
In office 1942–1948
Personal details
Born Aziz Mammad Karim oglu Aliyev 20 December 1896 Hamamli, Alexandropol Uyezd, Erivan Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 27 July 1962 (aged 65) Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union

How many Shias are in Azerbaijan?

The Muslim population is approximately 85% Shi’a and 15% Sunni; differences traditionally have not been defined sharply. Azerbaijan has the second highest Shia population percentage in the world after Iran….Islam in Europe.

90–100% Azerbaijan Kosovo Turkey
10–20% Bulgaria Cyprus Georgia Montenegro Russia

Where is Aliyev buried?

Alley of Honor, Baku, Azerbaijan
Heydar Aliyev/Place of burial

Is Azerbaijan a good country?

The nation is rich in natural resources, and its economy is heavily based on oil and other energy exports. The country is considered an upper-middle income nation possessing a high level of economic development and literacy. Like many of the former Soviet republics, Azerbaijan has struggled to move to a market economy.

Who are the children of Heydar Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyev?

Mehriban Aliyeva married Ilham Aliyev, the son of Heydar Aliyev, in Baku on 22 December 1983. The Aliyevs have two daughters, Leyla (born 3 July 1984) and Arzu (born 23 January 1989) and a son Heydar (born 2 August 1997).

When did Mehriban Aliyeva become president of Azerbaijan?

On 21 February 2017, she was appointed First Vice President of Azerbaijan by her husband Ilham Aliyev, the President and authoritarian leader of Azerbaijan. If her husband would step down, she would become President of Azerbaijan.

Where did Mehriban Aliyeva do most of her work?

From 1988–92, Mehriban Aliyeva worked at the State Research Institute of Eye Diseases of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences in Moscow, which was led by Dr. Mikhail Krasnov. Aliyeva got her PhD after defending the thesis on “Euthanasia and humanism issues in medicine” in 2005.

Who is the most powerful family in Azerbaijan?

Mehriban Aliyeva (née Pashayeva) was born in Baku and is from a family described in leaked US Embassy cables as “the single most powerful family in Azerbaijan”. Her grandfather was noted Iranian-born Azerbaijani writer Mir Jalal Pashayev.