First Name: Ilham
: Government of Azerbaijan
Date of Birth: 24/12/1961
: Son of the former KGB
head and later Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev
.Married with Three Children
Education: 1967-1977 School in Baku1977 Entered the Moscow State University of International Relations (MSUIR)1982 Continued his education as post graduate student at MSUIR.1985 FInalized his research and Recieved a PHD in history.
Languages: Fluent in Azerbaijani, Russian, English, French and Turkish.
CV: 1985-1990 Lecturer at the Moscow State University of International Relations. 1991-1994 Led a group of private industrial-commercial enterprises. 1994-2003 Vice-president, and later first vice-president of the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR). 1995-2000 Twice elected to thr Milli Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 1997- President of National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan.1999 Elected as deputy chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party2001 Elected as first deputy chairman2005 Elected chairman of the Party. 2001-2003 Head of Azerbaijani Parliamentary delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE). January 2003 Elected as Deputy-Chairman of Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe and member of the bureau of PACE. August 4 2003 Appointed as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan. October 15 2003 Elected as the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.. He assumed his post October 31 2003.
: "Vote for me as I am the only one who will continue Aliyev
's chosen path... I have tried and will try to be more and more like him "