Leaders of Azerbaijan
(Republic of Azerbaijan)
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Look for biographies of the leaders (in Spanish) at CIDOB website. See also the former USSR .

Parties: AKC: Popular Front of Azerbaijan - YAP: New Azerbaijan Party


Presidents of the Republic
Ayaz Mutalibov   26 Jun 1991 -  6 Mar 1992 (†2022) n/p (*)
Yaqub Mamadov     6 Mar 1992 - 14 May 1992         n/p (acting)
Ayaz Mutalibov   14 May 1992 - 16 May 1992 (†2022) n/p
Yaqub Mamadov    16 May 1992 - 18 May 1992         n/p (acting)
Isa Qambar       18 May 1992 - 16 Jun 1992         AKC (acting)
Abulfaz Elchibey 16 Jun 1992 -  1 Sep 1993 (†2000) AKC 
Heydar Aliyev     1 Sep 1993 - 31 Oct 2003 (†2003) YAP (acting to 10 Oct 1993)  
Ilham Aliyev     31 Oct 2003 -                     YAP 

(*) Chairman of the Supreme Soviet from 18 May 1990 to 26 Jun 1991 (as well as Chairman of the Council of Ministers 27 Jan 1989-25 Jan 1990 and First Secretary of the Communist Party 24 Jan 1990-14 Sep 1991). Ruler of an independent state since 25 Dec 1991 (declaration dated on 30 Aug 1991 effective as USSR is dissolved).
Prime Ministers
Hasan Hasanov    25 Jan 1990 -  7 Apr 1992         n/p
Firuz Mustafayev  7 Apr 1992 - 18 May 1992 (†2018) n/p (acting)
Rahim Huseynov   18 May 1992 - 26 Jan 1993         n/p
Ali Masimov      26 Jan 1993 - 28 Apr 1993         n/p (acting)
Panah Huseynov   28 Apr 1993 -  7 Jun 1993         AKC
Surat Huseynov   27 Jun 1993 -  6 Oct 1994         military
Fuad Guliyev      6 Oct 1994 - 20 Jul 1996         YAP (acting to 2 May 1995)
Artur Rasizade   20 Jul 1996 -  4 Aug 2003         YAP (acting to 26 Nov 1996) 
Ilham Aliyev      4 Aug 2003 - 31 Oct 2003         YAP 
Artur Rasizade    6 Aug 2003 - 21 Apr 2018         YAP (acting for Aliev to 4 Nov 2003) 
Novruz Mammadov  21 Apr 2018 -  8 Oct 2019         YAP
Ali Asadov        8 Oct 2019 -                     n/p

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