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Chingiz Gurbanov (Azerbaijani: Çingiz Salman oğlu Qurbanov) (November 24, 1994, Qusar District, Azerbaijan – December 29, 2016, Tovuz District, Azerbaijan) was the soldier of Azerbaijani Armed Forces and "National Hero of Azerbaijan".[2]

Chingiz Gurbanov
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Native name Çingiz Qurbanov
Born (1994-11-24)November 24, 1994
Qusar District, Azerbaijan
Died December 26, 2016(2016-12-26) (aged 22)
Tovuz District, Azerbaijan
Buried Martyrs' Lane in Qusar District[1]
Allegiance  Azerbaijan
Service/branch Coat of arms of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces.png Azerbaijani Armed Forces
Years of service 2016
Battles/wars Preventing the provocation of the Armenian intelligence
Awards National Hero of Azerbaijan
National Hero of Azerbaijan.svg



Chingiz Gurbanov was born on 24 November 1994 in the village of Khazra in Qusar, Azerbaijan. After graduating from secondary school in 2012, he entered Azerbaijan Technical University, from which he graduated in 2016. He was drafted to Azerbaijani Armed Forces serving from 2016 through 2017.[3]

Military careerEdit

Chingiz Gurbanov was killed in a shootout when preventing the provocation of the Armenian intelligence on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border on December 29, 2016. As a result, Chingiz Gurbanov's body had remained on the Armenian side for more than three weeks. The Armenian side violating all international norms finally handed over Chingiz Gurbanov's body to the Azerbaijani side on February 5, 2017.[4]


On February 7, 2017 Chingiz Gurbanov was posthumously awarded the title of “National Hero of Azerbaijan” with the decree of Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces for his personal courage in fulfilling his special military services and commitment to maintain the territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The documentary, entitled "The dream that came true", chronicles the life and military service of Chingiz Gurbanov.[3]

Chingiz Gurbanov was buried on February 6 in the Martyrs' Lane in Qusar District.[1]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Şəhid Çingiz Qurbanov Qusar şəhərindəki Şəhidlər Xiyabanında dəfn olunub". 6 February 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Qəhrəmanlığın Çingiz Qurbanov zirvəsi - FOTOLAR". 24 November 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Milli Qəhrəman Çingiz Qurbanov haqqında film - VİDEO - FOTO". 1 April 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Şəhid Çingiz Qurbanova "Azərbaycanın Milli Qəhrəmanı" adı verilib". 7 February 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2018.