October 25. Today's Birthdays
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 October.
Takhawi Akhtanov (1923-1994) is the people’s writer of Kazakhstan, participant of WWII.
Was born in Aktobe region. In 1956 published his novel Kakharly kunder telling about the courage and heroism of Kazakh soldiers in WWII. Later on, it was translated into Russian, German, etc. he also translated the works of the great Russian writers into Kazakh.
Aliya Moldagulova (1925-1944) is the sniper, Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously awarded in 1944).
Born in Aktobe region. Aliya joined the first Central Women's Sniper Training School established in May 1943.
Aliya Moldagulova destroyed 78 enemy soldiers and officers. She died of wounds sustained in the battle on 14 January 1944.
Serik Konakbayev (1959) is the Kazakh boxer, silver medalist of the Summer Olympic Games 1980, silver medalist of the World Championship 1982, two-time World Cup winner (1979, 1981), two-time European champion (1979, 1981).
Born in Pavlodar is a graduate of the Dzhambul hydro-engineering institute, Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University.