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April 8. Today's Birthdays

8 April 2020 08:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today's Birthdays is the one-stop shop where you can learn about prominent Kazakhstani people who were born on the 8th of April.


Natalya KORZHOVA, President of the Financial Academy of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan, Head of the Network Financial Institute of the Eurasian Economic Union, was born in 1958. In 2006 and 2007, she was the Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan. She took up her recent post in April 2017.

Marat TAZHIN , Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Czech Republic, was born in1960 in Aktobe. He rose through the ranks from an engineer-economist at the Council for the Study of Production Forces of the Kazakh SSR Academy of Sciences (1981-1983) to the First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2017-2019). Prior to being appointed as the Kazakh Ambasador to the Czech Republic, he served as the Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Vladimir KURYATOV, Deputy Chairman of Republican Newspaper Kazakhstanskaya Pravda JSC was born in 1976 in Kyzylorda. He took up his recent post in February 2017.

Gennady GOLOVKIN , a Kazakh professional boxer, former unified middleweight world champion, was bornin 1982 in Karaganda city. He is a winner of various international tournaments, including the 2003 World Championships, the 2002 Asian Games, the 2004 Asian Championships, silver medalist of the 2004 Olympic Games. In 2006, he turned to professional boxing. He secured 23 consecutive knockout wins in 9 years from November 22, 2008, until March 18, 2017. In late 2013, USA Today and The Ring named Gennady Golovkin the Fighter of the Year.
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