Heydar Alirza oghlu Aliyev or Geidar Aliev , also spelled Haydar Aliev or Geidar Aliev, was the third President of Azerbaijan who served from October 1993 to October 2003. As the president of his country he was indeed a very powerful politician, but his influence on Azerbaijani politics had begun years ago. As a young man he had joined the Azerbaijan SSR People's Commissariat for State Security and quickly rose to the rank of Major-General. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Heydar Aliyev has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 117 views per program.