Ismayil Israfil oglu Aliyev was born in 1950 the village of Tazakand of Babak region . He entered the first grade of school 1in the city of Nakhchivan in 1957 . In 1957 finished the same secondary school and stared to work a lab assistant in that school till September 1968 . Entered the faculty of language-literature of Nakhchivan branch of State Pedagogical Institute of Azerbaijan in 1968 , graduated the Institute with honors diploma in 1972 . For a short period worked at the technical-professional school №32 as teacher of Azerbaijan language and literature . From march 1973 he continued his work at Nakhchivan State Pedagogical Institute ( present Nakhchivan State University ) firstly as an inspector for pedagogical practice in the chair and of pedagogy , assistant , teacher , senior teacher , reader , chief of the chair and vice dean in the faculty of history-philology .
Maintained his candidacy dissertation in 1988 and in 2003 his thesis for Doctor’s degree .
In 2005 he got his academic rank professor . In 2002 he was selected a man of the year by the Biographical Institution of the USA . At present rector of “Nakhchivan” University , deputy of the Supreme Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic .
Married , four children