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August 10. Today's Birthdays

10 August 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 10th of August.

Abai Kunanbayev (1845-1904) is a great Kazakh poet, composer, philosopher, founder and first classic writer of the Kazakh written literature.

Abai was born in East Kazakhstan region. Abai wrote about 170 poems, made 56 translations, the Book of words.


Yeleusiz Buirin (1874-1933) is one of the first Kazakh journalists, poet, and public figure.

Born in West Kazakhstan, received education from the Zhangirkhan school of Bukei Orda, Kazan teacher’s training seminary. Buirin wrote articles for Kazakh newspaper, collection of poems, classified poems of Kazakh writers. He injected the word Kazakhstan into the official conversation.


Murat Kussainov (1948) is a composer, one of the founders and heads of Dos-Mukasan band, member of the Union of Composers of Kazakhstan, and corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of Kazakhstan.

Graduated form the Kazakh Polytechnical Institute, Kurmangazy Almaty Music Conservatoire.

Composed more than 30 songs.


Takir Balykbayev (1957) is a rector of the Abai Kazakh National Teacher’s Training University.

Born in Zhambyl region is a graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University.

Has been acting since June 2017.


Venera Nigmatullina (1962) is a Kazakhstani cinema actress.

Born in Almaty is a graduate of the Tashkent State Theater and Arts Institute.


Aigul Kapbarova (1975) is a deputy of the Kazakh Senate.

Graduated from the Al Farabi Kazakh National University.

Has been acting since June 2019.


Aruzhan Sain (1976) is a children’s ombudsman of Kazakhstan, public figure, TV host, actress, producer, Charity Fund director.

Born in Kyzylorda is graduate of the Al Farabi Kazakh National University.

Has been appointed to the post this July.


Olga Gorelik (1983) is a director at Khabar 24 TV Channel.

Born in East Kazakhstan region is a graduate of the Amanzholov East Kazakhstan University.

Has been working since February 2018.


Tolegen Ismailov (1983) is a Consul General of Kazakhstan in Hong Kong.

Born in Taldykorgan is a graduate of the Abylai Khan Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages.

Has been acting since February 2018.

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