Rahim Huseynov

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Rahim Huseynov
Rəhim Hüseynov
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
In office
May 14, 1992 – January 26, 1993
President Abulfaz Elchibey
Deputy Artur Rasizade
Preceded by Firuz Mustafayev
Succeeded by Ali Masimov
Personal details
Born (1936-04-05)April 5, 1936
Baku, Azerbaijan
Residence Baku, Azerbaijan
Occupation Engineer
Religion Islam

Rahim Huseynov Alihuseyn oglu (Azerbaijani: Rəhim Hüseynov Əlihüseyn oğlu), (born 5 April 1936), was the 3rd Prime Minister of Azerbaijan.[1]

Early life

Huseynov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. He graduating from school, Huseynov studied at Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys from 1953 through 1959 obtaining a degree in Metallurgy Engineering. In 1959-1962 he worked in various positions at Azerbaijan Pipe Manufacturing Factory. From 1962 until 1965, Huseynov served as Head of Department at Azerbaijan SSR State Planning Committee. In 1965-1965, he served as Deputy Manager of Financial Technical Supplies Committee and as the chairman of the same government office. In 1990's, Huseynov was a co-founder and is still the chairman of Azerbaijani Scientists and Engineers Union.[1]

Political career

Huseynov was the Chairman of the Azerbaijan State Planning Committee and Deputy Chairman of Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan from 1989 through 1992. In May 1992, Huseynov was appointed the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan and served until January 1993, when he resigned from the post at his own will.[1] During his term in office, GNP fell by 20%.[2]


Huseynov has been awarded with Order of Friendship of Peoples, Order of the Red Banner of Labour and the Honor Order throughout his career.[1]


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  2. Dawisha, Karen; Parrott, Bruce (1994). Russia and the new states of Eurasia: the politics of upheaval. New York: University of Cambridge. p. 192. ISBN 0-521-45262-7. Retrieved June 30, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Political offices
Preceded by
Hasan Hasanov
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
Succeeded by
Panah Huseynov