Evolution of parliamentarism in Azerbaijan: from the 20th century to the present

  • Araz Raquf Gadimaliyev The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Azerbaijan. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9437-8466
Keywords: parliamentarism, legislative power, mediation democracy, power of the people.


The study aims to examine information about the first Azerbaijani Parliament, its activities, composition, and the measures it implemented in practice during the period of its existence. In order to achieve its aim and objectives, the study used the methods of analysis and synthesis, induction and deduction, as well as historical and comparative methods. The main conclusion of the study is the substantiation of the position that the people of Azerbaijan, which regained its independence, used the rich traditions of the short-term activities of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and, on this historical continuity, created a national and people's republic, the sovereign state of Azerbaijan. The author also argues that the Parliament established during this period played a major role in the formation of the statehood based on democratic principles since 1918–1920 was a period of formation of the political consciousness of the Azerbaijani people, a high level of formation and activity of the processes of national identity of the Azerbaijani people. This study is one of the first to examine the origins of the practice of parliamentarism in Azerbaijan in the early twentieth century and its peculiarities.


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Author Biography

Araz Raquf Gadimaliyev, The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Azerbaijan.

PhD in Law, Assistant Professor, The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.


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How to Cite
Gadimaliyev, A. R. (2023). Evolution of parliamentarism in Azerbaijan: from the 20th century to the present. Amazonia Investiga, 12(72), 205-215. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2023.72.12.18
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