Date of birth: 02/06/1975 Date of death: 17/03/1995
He was born in Yukhari Goychali village of Aghstafa region on the 2nd of July, 1975. Novruz finished secondary school in the same village in 1992. And he was called for military service by the Military Commissariat of Aghstafa region one year later. Gurbanov Novruz started his military service within the battalion # 776. He was actively involved in all the trainings and later on headed to the combat zones. His extreme bravery during the battles for our lands earned him a great respect and esteem of his fellow battle friends.
It was in May of 1994 when the seize fire was declared and everybody seemed happy about that. Everyone wanted to settle the situation with peace and not to have any bloodshed. But alas, it was not the end of the war at all…One year after the seize fire; the confrontation of different powers had started within the country. It was not the war against one enemy but the war against our united statehood and independence.
On the 13th of March, 1995 certain group of traitors against the government drew up a plan in order to overthrow the government. But thanks to our National Army’s efforts and diligence the group was disarmed and rendered harmless. Novruz Gurbanov was also among the soldiers who were fulfilling their duty and protecting the government. Alas! He was shot during the coup d’état on the 17th of March, 1995 and the young life of the brave soldier was taken.
He was single.
Gurbanov Novruz Aliyullah was posthumously awarded the title of the “National Hero of Azerbaijan” by the decree # 307 of the president of the republic of Azerbaijan on the 4th of April, 1995.
He was buried in Yukhari Goychali village.
There is a bust of him in the village where he was born.