11 Notable alumni of
Azerbaijan University of Languages

The Azerbaijan University of Languages is 2235th in the world, 554th in Asia, and 9th in Azerbaijan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 11 notable alumni from the Azerbaijan University of Languages sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Garry Kasparov

    Garry Kasparov
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Azerbaijan University of Languages
    Studied in 1986
    Occupations
    chess playerpoliticianwriterjournalistcritic
    Biography

    Garry Kimovich Kasparov is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, political activist and commentator. His peak rating of 2851, achieved in 1999, was the highest recorded until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in 2013. From 1984 until his retirement in 2005, Kasparov was ranked world No. 1 for a record 255 months overall for his career, which outstrips all other previous and current chess ranking records. Kasparov also holds records for the most consecutive professional tournament victories (15) and Chess Oscars (11).

  2. Novruz Mammadov

    Novruz Mammadov
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    linguistpoliticiandiplomat
    Biography

    Novruz Ismayil oglu Mammadov is an Azerbaijani politician and translator who served as Prime Minister of Azerbaijan from April 2018 to October 2019. He previously held the title as assistant to the President for Foreign Policy Issues and Head of Department of Foreign Policy.

  3. Azad Rahimov

    Azad Rahimov
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1964-2021 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Azad Arif oglu Rahimov was an Azerbaijani politician who served as the Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Republic.

  4. Abulfaz Garayev

    Abulfaz Garayev
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abulfas Mursal oglu Garayev is an Azerbaijani politician, who served as the Minister of Culture of Azerbaijan.

  5. Yevda Abramov

    Yevda Abramov
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1948-2019 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    legislatorpolitician
    Biography

    Yevda Sasunovich Abramov was an Azerbaijani politician. He served as a Member of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan from 2005 until his death in 2019. and Deputy chairman of Azerbaijani National Assembly's Committee on Human Rights.

  6. Könül Nurullayeva

    Könül Nurullayeva
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in the Azerbaijan University of Languages
    Studied in 2009
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Konul Oruj gizi Nurullayeva - parliamentarian of the 6th convocation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Azerbaijan Head of the International Relations Department of the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan, the member of the Committee on Gender Equality in Sports of ISSF since 2018, member of the Executive Committee of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, Head of the Azerbaijani delegation at the Winter Olympic Games Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014, Executive Director of the “Baku 2020” Organizing Committee, Secretary of the Organizing Committee of the Islamic Solidarity Games “Baku 2017”, member of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Head of the working group on Azerbaijani-Croatian Interparliamentary relations.

  7. Elchin Shikhly

    Elchin Shikhly
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Elchin Shikhly is the creator and editor-in-chief of "Ayna" - "Zerkalo" newspapers since 2001. He is a member of the Azerbaijani Writers' Union since 1989, and is the chairman of the Azerbaijani Journalists' Union since 2006.

  8. Rena Effendi

    Rena Effendi
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    photographerarchitectural photographer
    Biography

    Rena Effendi is an Azerbaijani freelance photographer. Her work focuses on themes of environment, post-conflict society, the effects of oil industry on people, and social disparity. As of 2019, she is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

  9. Sabina Khasayeva

    Sabina Khasayeva
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sabina Samad gizi Khasayeva is an Azerbaijani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly since 2020. She was the youngest MP elected at the 2020 Azerbaijani parliamentary election.

  10. Anar Mammadli

    Anar Mammadli
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    human rights activist
    Biography

    Anar Mammadli is a prominent human rights activist in Azerbaijan. He is active in observing and monitoring elections, and he has been repeatedly criticized the conduct of elections by Azerbaijani authorities. On 16 December 2013, Mammadli was arrested and jailed, following outspoken criticism of presidential elections in October 2013. In spite of international protests, Mammadli was sentenced to more than 5 years in jail in May 2014. On 29 September 2014, while still in detention, Mammadli was awarded the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, which honours "outstanding" action in defence of human rights.

  11. Elkhan Nuriyev

    Elkhan Nuriyev
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Elkhan Nuriyev is a political scientist and a recognized expert on Russia, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia and the Greater Middle East. He has published widely as a scholar, and he conducts regular briefings at the request of the international organizations and think tanks. He is frequently called on by government agencies, media, academic circles and private-sector institutions for comment and consulting on Russian foreign policy, Caucasus, wider Black Sea-Caspian Basin, Central Asia and regional security issues in post-Soviet Eurasia. In 2014, Nuriyev was a DAAD Senior Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin. In 2015, he was a Humboldt Senior Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. In 2017, Elkhan Nuriyev served as Corridors Fellow for Dialogue and Cooperation at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg, Germany. He is a Global Energy Associate at the Brussels Energy Club and is also a Senior Expert on Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia at L&M Political Risk and Strategy Advisory in Vienna. In 2019, Nuriyev worked as a Humboldt Senior Fellow at Zentrum für Osteuropa- und internationale Studien (ZOiS) / Centre for East European and International Studies. In 2020, he was an Eastern Europe-Global Area (EEGA) Fellow at the Research Centre Global Dynamics, Leipzig University. In 2021, Elkhan Nuriyev worked as a Think Visegrad Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) in Budapest.