Rufat Amirov

Rufat Amirov
Rüfət Əmirov

acting Chief of General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces

In office
May 1992 – May 1992

President
Heydar Aliyev

Preceded by
Shahin Musayev

Succeeded by
Valeh Barshadly

Personal details

Born
Azerbaijan

Religion
Islam

Military service

Service/branch
Azerbaijani Armed Forces

Rank
Colonel

Battles/wars
Nagorno-Karabakh War

Colonel Rufat Amirov (Azerbaijani: Rüfət Əmirov) is a retired military officer who had served as the acting Chief of General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces and Deputy Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Republic. He was appointed to both positions in 1992 after General Major Shahin Musayev was removed.[1] He was then replaced by Lieutenant General Valeh Barshadly as Chief of General Staff but continued as Deputy Defense Minister through 1996.[2]
Amirov is currently an reserve officer and Director of Military History Museum of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan Republic.[3][4]
See also[edit]

Azerbaijani Army
Ministers of Defense of Azerbaijan Republic
Safar Abiyev

References[edit]

^ Rustam (2007-06-26). “Silahlı Qüvvələrin yaradılmasından 89 il ötür” [89 years passed from creation of Armed Forces]. Adalet. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
^ “AZERBAIJANI-AUSTRIAN RELATIONS. Political Relations”. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
^ Zhale Mammadli (2010-10-27). “Qaraqoyunlu dövlətinin yubileyi qeyd edildi” [Anniversary of Qara Qoyunlu state celebrated]. Qaynar Info. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
^ Renara Alizade. “9 мая – День Великой Победы” [May 9 – Day of Victory]. Kaspiy. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 

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General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces

Chiefs of Staff

Habib Bey Salimov
Maciej Sulkiewicz
Abdulhamid Bey Gaytabashi
Shahin Musayev
Rufat Amirov*
Valeh Barshadly
Nuraddin Sadigov
Safar Abiyev*
Najmaddin Sadigov

Commanders of Azerbaijani Navy

Rafig Asgarov
Fuad Yusifov
Shahin Sultanov

Chiefs of Azerbaijani Air Force

Rail Rzayev
Altay Mehdiyev

National Advisors on
Military Issues to President of Azerbaijan

Yashar Demirbulaq
Nuraddin Sadigov
Tofig Aghahuseynov
Vahid Aliyev

* denotes acting chiefs

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