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March 25. Today's Birthdays

25 March 2019 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 25th of March.

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Statesman and public figure Nygmet NURMAKOV was born 124 years ago. Born in Karaganda region, he was a graduate of the Omsk Teachers' Seminary. Nurmakov played an important role in the history of Kazakhstan. He was the one who initiated the transfer of the capital from Orenburg to Kyzylorda and then to Almaty, held many responsible posts, initiated the switch to the Kazakh language. At the age of 42 he was arrested and gunned down by the Soviet authorities. Nygmet Nurmakov was rehabilitated posthumously in 1950s.

Renowned dombra player and People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan Karshymbai (Karshyga) AKHMEDIYAROV was born 73 years ago. He was a graduate of the Almaty Conservatory. He toured Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Cuba, Finland, France, Italy, China, Japan and many other countries as part of the orchestra of national musical instruments. He was granted the title of the Honored Artist of the Kazakh SSR in 1981. He passed away in 2010.

Prominent journalist Yergali SAGAT was born 70 years ago. Born in Zhambyl region, he is a graduate of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Throughout his career he worked for such newspapers as Leninshil zhas and Almaty akshamy.

Kazakhstani statesman and public figure Alikhan BAIMENOV was born 60 years ago. Native of Dzhezkazgan region, he is a graduate of the Karaganda Polytechnic Institute. He served as the Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Agency for Civil Service Affairs, Deputy of the Majilis, the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament of the third convocation, Chairman of the Ak Zhol Democratic Party, etc.

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