|Name Vasim Mammadaliyev|
|Fields Oriental studies|
Notable awards Sharaf Order
|Born August 27, 1942
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR (1942-08-27) |
Institutions National Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR
Vasim Mammadaliyev (Azerbaijani: Vasim Məmmədəliyev) – is an Azerbaijani scientist of oriental studies, dean of theology faculty at Baku State University, chairman of a cathedra of Arabic philology and full member of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
Vasim Mammadaliyev was born on August 27, 1942 in Baku, into an intelligent family.
He got his primary education in Baku and then entered oriental studies faculty of Azerbaijan State University, on a specialty of Arabic philology.
In 1964-1967, he was post-graduate student of Azerbaijan State University. In 1968, at the age of 26, he defended Doctor’s dissertation on the theme of “Comparative and typological analysis of tenses of the verb in modern Arabic-Azerbaijani languages and Iraqi dialect” at Tbilisi State University and he became the youngest Doctor of Arabic sciences in the USSR after defending Doctor’s dissertation on the theme of “Tense, person and mood in modern Arabic language”, in 1974, at the age of 32.
In 1978, he became the Professor of ANAS. Vasim Mammadaliyev is member of Iraqi Academy of Sciences (1989), Academy of Islamic Right under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (1994), Syrian Academy of Quran Sciences and Arabic philology (1995) and Academy of Arabic Language of Egypt (2003).
In 1992, he acquired a title of Honored Science Worker of Azerbaijan. In 2002, he was conferred Sheref Order. In 2003, he acquired a title of Honored Science Worker of Dagestan. In 2007, he was chosen academician of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
Mammadaliyev is the author of more than 600 articles and 20 books. His works were published in more than 15 countries. He has scientific collaboration with such countries as Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Georgia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, the UAE, Kuwait and others. He translated the Quran into Azerbaijani language together with academician Ziya Bunyadov during the Soviet period. The translation which was initially published in 1991, later was republished 10 times.
Vasim Mammadaliyev is chairman of Azerbaijani-Iraqi friendship Union and the Scientific-Religious Council of the Caucasus Muslims Clerical Office since 1997.