Chingiz Mustafayev was born on August 29, 1960 in a military famil.
He graduated from the Azerbaijan Medical university in 1983. He rose to the level of the leader of the Azerbaijani youth with his activity in the “Jangi” union, which he founded in 1985.
İn 1991 started to work at Azerbaijan State Television as a reporter.
Reports in the studio “215 kl” founded by Chingiz Mustafayev have found their way to the leading US and European TV agencies and televisions about the realities of Azerbaijan under information blockade
The film made by Chingiz Mustafayev about the Khojaly genocide, Armenia’s reputation has been seriously shaken all over the world. He died on June 15, 1992 from a shrapnel of a shot in the Nakhchivanik village in Askeran region.
Chingiz Mustafayev has been the National Hero of Azerbaijan since 1993.