May 12. 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 12th of May.
Mukamedzhan Tynyshpayev (1879-1938) is a public and political figure, representative of the Alash movement, first Kazakh railroad engineer, historian.
Born in Almaty region is a graduate of the Saint Petersburg Institute of Railway Engineers.
On March 3, 1930 was arrested and repressed.
The Kazakh Transport and Communications Academy in Almaty was named after Tynyshpayev.
Koken Shakeyev (1924-2000) is a national poet of Kazakhstan, aitys performer, first president of the Union of Akyns and Storytellers of Kazakhstan. Participated in the World War II. He expressed the people's thoughts and feelings, praising in his works selfless labour.
Anuar Alimzhanov (1930-1993) is a writer and journalist.
Born in Almaty region is a graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University.
The greater part of his works is devoted to national liberation struggles of the people of Asia and Africa.
Kuanysh Sultanov (1945) is a deputy of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament of the VI convocation, member of the international affairs, defense and security committee.
Born in Taldykorgan region is a graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University, Social Sciences Academy at the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Has been acting since March 2016.