Abdulali bey Amirjanov

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Abdulali bey Amirjanov
Əbdüləli bəy Əmircanov
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State Controller of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR)
In office
October 6, 1918 – December 7, 1918
President Fatali Khan Khoyski
Prime Minister, (Chairman of Azerbaijani Parliament)
Preceded by Jamo bey Hajinski
Succeeded by Mehdi bey Hajinski
Minister of Finance of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic[1]
In office
June 17, 1918 – October 6, 1918
Preceded by Nasib Yusifbeyli
Succeeded by Mammad Hasan Hajinski
Personal details
Born 1870 (1870)
Shaki, Azerbaijan
Died 1948 (1949) (aged 78)
Istanbul, Turkey
Religion Islam

Abdulali bey Amirjanov Shirali bey oglu (Azerbaijani: Əbdüləli bəy Əmircanov Şirəli bəy oğlu; 1870–1948) was an Azerbaijani statesman who served as Minister of Finance, State Controller of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, and was member of Azerbaijani National Council and later Parliament of Azerbaijan.

Early years[edit]

Amirjanov was born in Shaki, Azerbaijan. Hae graduated from Alexander Pedagogical University in Tbilisi in 1888. He then worked as a teacher in Shaki and Lenkoran. Amirjanov was a member of Education Board of Nəşri-Maarif Education Society and chaired the Baku Muslim Charity Society Organization.[2]

Political career[edit]

After establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic on May 28, 1918 Amirjanov was involved in political life of the country. On June 17, 1918 when the second cabinet of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic convened, Amirjanov was appointed Minister of Finance and served in the position until October 6, when the cabinet went through reshuffling and he was appointed State Controller. He held the office until December 7, 1918. Elected to the Azerbaijani parliament as an independent deputy, Amirjanov was a member of the finance-budgetary and census commissions.[3] In order to enhance trade relations with other countries, he co-founded Dəyanət company.[2][4] During Turkish Army of Islam's march on Baku in September 1918, Amirjanov along with Behbudkhan Javanshir were in the frontlines when Ələt was taken.[5]

After takeover of Azerbaijan by Bolsheviks on April 28, 1920 Amirjanov immigrated to Turkey. He died in Istanbul in 1948.[2][6]

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