Mahmud Aliyev

Mahmud Ismayil oghlu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Mahmud İsmayıl oğlu Əliyev (February 22, 1908 - September 24, 1958) was an Azerbaijani politician and diplomat.[1]

Mahmud Aliyev
Mahmud Əliyev
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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan SSR
In office
PresidentMir Jafar Baghirov,
Mir Teymur Yagubov,
Imam Mustafayev (First Secretaries of Azerbaijan Communist Party)
Preceded byMirza Davud Huseynov
Succeeded byTahira Tahirova
Personal details
Born(1908-02-22)February 22, 1908
Shamakhi, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire (now Azerbaijan)
DiedSeptember 24, 1958(1958-09-24) (aged 50)
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR

Early lifeEdit

Aliyev was born on February 22, 1908 in Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. In 1926, he completed his secondary education in Baku, and in 1931 he graduated from Azerbaijan State Medical University with a degree in General Therapy.[2] In 1931–1936, he was director of a clinic in Kalbajar and Jabrayil rayons of Azerbaijan and head surgeon of a regional hospital. In 1938 he was admitted to the ranks of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.[1]

Political careerEdit

Starting from 1937 through 1943, Aliyev headed the Department of Medical Education of Commissariat of People's Health, was director of Azerbaijan State Medical University and director of Science and Preschool Department of Central Committee of Azerbaijan Communist Party.[3] In 1943, Mahmud Aliyev was the Deputy Commissar of Foreign Affairs of Soviet Union and in 1944, he was appointed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan SSR. While in the office of foreign service, he also worked as the Rector of Doctors' Qualification Institute of Azerbaijan SSR in 1950–1953. Aliyev also served as deputy in the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union and Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan SSR.[2]


In 1943, Aliyev was awarded the title of Merited Doctor of Azerbaijan SSR. He has also been awarded with Order of the Red Banner of Labour and other medals.[2]

Aliyev died on September 24, 1958.[1] He was laid to rest at Avenue of the Honored Ones Cemetery.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan. Mahmud Aliyev". Retrieved 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ a b c d "Presidential Library. Mahmud Aliyev" (PDF). p. 74. Retrieved 2010-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Directory of Biographies. Mahmud Aliyev". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-07-09.