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March 22. Today's Birthdays

22 March 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 22nd of March.


Gabit MUSSREPOV (1902-1985) - Outstanding Kazakh writer, statesman, translator, historian, member of the Academy of Sciences and chairman of the Kazakhstan Writers. He was born 118 years ago in 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.

Makilkhodzha KULANBAYEV (1926-1993) - Actor and Honored Artist of Kazakhstan. He was 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.

Marat KABANBAIULY (1948-2000) - Writer and member of the Kazakhstan Writers Union. 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.

Zhanibek KARMENOV (1949-1992) - Singer, writer and Honored Artist of Kazakhstan. He was born in East Kazakhstan region and 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).

Kali SARSENBAI (1959) - Director and Editor-in-Chief of Almaty Akshamy newspaper. Native of Zhambyl region he graduated from the Kirov Kazakh State University.

Pavel KAZANTSEV (1960) - Majilis deputy was born in the Russian city of Tomsk. He joined the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament in March 2016.

Maria KHADZHIEVA (1971) - Deputy Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market.

Yershat ONGAROV (1975) - Naib Mufti, Deputy Chairman of the Republican Islamic Religious Association «Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan». He was born in Karaganda region. He graduated from the Al-Azhar University (Islamic Research Institute), Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt; Islamic Research Institute of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Arab Republic of Egypt (2006).
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