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Vagit Alekperov
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Born
Vagit Yusufovich Alekperov

1 September 1950 (1950-09-01) (age 70)
Nationality Azerbaijani
Alma mater Azerbaijan State Oil Academy
Occupation Chairman of the supervisory board of Basic Element Company
Net worth US$21.1 billion (October 2019)
Awards
  • Orden for Service II.png Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (2nd class)
  • Orden for Service III.png Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (3rd class)
  • Orden for Service IV.png Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (4th class)
  • Orden of Friendship.png Order of Friendship
  • Order badge of honor rib.png Order of the Badge of Honour
  • Order «Madarskii vsadnik».png Order Of The Madar Horseman (1st class)
  • BEL Kroonorde Commandeur BAR.svg Order of the Crown (Commander)
  • Şöhrət ordeni (Azərbaycan)-lent.svg Shohrat Order
  • OrdenDostik.png Order of Friendship (2nd class)

Vagit Yusufovich Alekperov (Azerbaijani: Vahid Yusuf oğlu Ələkbərov, Russian: Вагит Юсуфович Алекперов; born 1 September 1950) is an Azerbaijani and Russian businessman. He is the president of the leading Russian oil company LUKOIL.

As of 2019 he was seen by Forbes magazine as the third richest person in Russia with a net worth of $21.1 billion and the 46th richest person in the world.

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