|Rasizade (left) meeting Dmitry Medvedev|
|Prime Minister of Azerbaijan|
4 November 2003
|Preceded by||Ilham Aliyev|
20 July 1996 – 4 August 2003
Acting: 20 July 1996 – 26 November 1996
|Preceded by||Fuad Guliyev|
|Succeeded by||Ilham Aliyev|
|Born||26 February 1935
Ganja, Soviet Union
|Political party||New Azerbaijan Party|
Artur Tahir oğlu Rasizada (born 26 February 1935 in Ganja) is the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan. Rasizada was a long-time Communist Party member during the Azerbaijan SSR period. He was Prime Minister from July 20, 1996 until August 4, 2003. He quit due to health reasons. This let President Heydar Aliyev's son Ilham Aliyev become Prime Minister. Rasizada continued to act as Prime Minister for Ilham Aliyev. He formally returned to the job on November 4, after Ilham Aliyev was elected as president.
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- "A.T.Rasizadənin "İstiqlal" ordeni ilə təltif edilməsi haqqında AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI PREZİDENTİNİN FƏRMANI [Order of the President of Azerbaijan Republic on awarding A.T. Rasizade with istiglal Order of Azerbaijan Republic]". http://e-qanun.az/print.php?internal=view&target=1&docid=7405&doctype=0. Retrieved 2011-01-20.