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".
|Born||November 24, 1994|
Qusar District, Azerbaijan
|Died||December 29, 2016 (aged 22)|
Tovuz District, Azerbaijan
|Service/||Azerbaijani Armed Forces|
|Years of service||2016|
|Battles/wars||Preventing the provocation of the Armenian intelligence|
|Awards||National Hero of Azerbaijan |
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.
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.
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.
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