August 15. 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 15th of August.NAMES
Gafu Kairbekov (1928-1994) is a Kazakh poet, people’s writer of Kazakhstan. Born in Turgai (today’s Kostanay region) graduated from the Abai Kazakh Teachers’ Training Institute. His first collection of poems was published in 1954. His poetic books were published one after another in 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1967. His poem The Steppe Bell stirred great interest. He also translated poems of the great poets from Russian to Kazakh.
Shamshi Kaldayakov (1930-1992) is a popular Kazakh composer, people’s artist of Kazakhstan, author of the anthem of Kazakhstan. Born in Otrar district, South Kazakhstan (today’s Turkestan region) graduated from the zoo veterinary college in Saryagash, Tashkent music college, Almaty State Music Conservatoire. Streets in Aktobe, Shymkent, Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), Almaty and Central Hall in Almaty were named after Kaldayakov. A monument to Kaldayakov was unveiled in 2006 in Shymkent. A complex was built in the heart of Shymkent in 2010 by the 80th anniversary of the great composer, the king of Kazakh waltz.
Saule Tlevlessova (1963) is a president of the Eurasian Patent Office of the Eurasian Patent Organization. Born in Almaty is a graduate of the Moscow State University. Has taken up the recent post in February 2016.
Yerlan Barlybayev (1967) is a deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan of the VI convocation, member of the Agrarian Committee. Born in East Kazakhstan region is a graduate of the Almaty National Economy Institute, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Has been appointed to the post in March 2016. (1986) is a director at the law department, Kazakh Information and Social Development Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Born in Almaty is a graduate of the Kazakh Humanities and Law University, University College London, the UK.Has taken up the post in 2019.