Kazan Federal University.
In 1904, Afandiyev was one of the organizers of Hummet party and took an active part in the 1905 Revolution. Following studies at the Medicine Department of Kazan State University, Afandiyev qualified as a physician in 1915. During the Civil War he then took part in the defense of Astrakhan.
He also wrote for Zhizn" Natsional"nostei.
During the Great Purge, Afandiyev was arrested, accused of plotting against the Soviet state, sentenced to death and executed at Baku on April 21, 1938. In 1956 he was exonerated posthumously.
After the February Revolution of 1917, he became a member of the Baku Council, the Hummet Committee, and the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks) Committee.