Leyla Aliyeva

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Leyla Aliyeva

Leyla Aliyeva (Azerbaijani: Leyla Əliyeva, born July 3, 1985) is the first daughter of the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. She is editor-in-chief of style magazine Baku.[1]

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According to her personal website, Aliyeva was born in Moscow on 3 July 1985.[2] However, her listing as a director at Companies House in London gives her date of birth as 1984.[3] She studied at a private girls' school in London, Queens College; she left the school in 2000. She entered the European Business School.

From 2006 to 2008, Leyla Aliyeva pursued a Masters Degree at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). She was the Chairwoman of the Azerbaijan Club at MGIMO until 2010.

In July 2011, the Taraggi (Progress) Medal was conferred upon Leyla Aliyeva for her contributions to the development of Azerbaijan-Russian relations.[4]

Leyla is married to businessman and singer Emin Agalarov.[5] She has twin sons, Ali and Mikail, who were born in 2008.

In 2010 Washington Post reported that Leyla along with her sister Arzu and brother Heydar own real estate in Dubai that is worth about US$75 million.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Condé Nast to publish international edition of Baku magazine". www.campaignlive.co.uk.
  2. "Leyla Əliyevanın şəxsi veb-saytı". leyla-aliyeva.az.
  3. ltd, company check. "MS LEYLA ILHAM QIZI ALIYEVA director information. Free director information. Director id 915840277". Company Check.
  4. "Azərbaycan Prezidentinin Rəsmi internet səhifəsi - SƏNƏDLƏR » Sərəncamlar". president.az.
  5. http://www.aze.az/english_829.html
  6. Higgins, Andrew (March 5, 2010). "Pricey real estate deals in Dubai raise questions about Azerbaijan's president". Washington Post. Retrieved September 28, 2012.

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