Rufat Amirov

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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 Coat of arms of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces.png 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]

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