March 22. Today's Birthdays
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Today's Birthdays is the one-stop shop where you can learn about prominent Kazakhstani people who were born on the 22nd of March.
Outstanding Kazakh writer, statesman, translator, historian, member of the Academy of Sciences and chairman of the Kazakhstan Writers Union Gabit Mussrepov was born 117 years ago. Native of Kostanay region, he graduated from the Omsk Agricultural Institute. In 1928-1933 he was Editor-in-Chief of Kazizdat, 1934-1935 editor of Socialistic Kazakhstan newspaper (Egemen Kazakhstan), 1938-1956 member of the Board of the Kazakhstan Writers Union, 1956-1957 Editor-in-Chief of "Shmel" and "Ara" magazine, 1957-1966 chairman of the Board of the Kazakhstan Writers Union. He was elected as the Secretary of the SSSR Writers Union in 1958. He is the author of musical drama Kyz-Zhibek as well as many novels such as Amangeldy, Kozy Korpesh-Bayan Sulu, Akan seri-Aktoty. He passed away in 1985.
Actor and Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Makilkhodzha Kulanbayev was born in 1926 and passed away in 1993. Born in Almaty region, he graduated from the Almaty Theater College. He was one of the founders of the Almaty Theater for Children and Youth.
Writer and member of the Kazakhstan Writers Union Marat Kabanbaiuly was born in 1948 and passed away in 2000. Native of East Kazakhstan region, he studied journalism at a university. He worked for many Kazakhstani newspapers and penned numerous stories and tales. His works were translated into Russian, Ukrainian, German and other languages.
Singers, writer and Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Zhanibek Karmenov was born in 1949 and passed away in 1992. Born in East Kazakhstan region, he graduated from the Kazakh State University. He worked as an editor of Oner publishing house and a chair of the Almaty Conservatorium (now Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatorium).
Director and Editor-in-Chief of Almaty Akshamy newspaper Kali Sarsenbai was born 60 years ago. Native of Zhambyl region he graduated from the Kirov Kazakh State University. He took up his recent post in 2005.
Majilis deputy Pavel Kazantsev was born in the Russian city of Tomsk in 1960. He joined the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament in March 2016.