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.
Mukhamedzhan Tynyshpayev (1879-1938) is the public and political figure, representative of Alash Movement, first Kazakh railroad engineer, historian.
Born in Almaty region is the graduate of the Saint Petersburg Institute of Railroad Engineers. In 1907 acted as the deputy of the 2nd State Duma.
On March 3, 1930 was arrested and repressed.
The Kazakh Transport and Communications Academy in Almaty is named after Tynyshpayev.
Anuar Alimzhanov (1930-1993) is the writer, journalist, well-known publicist, public figure.
Born in Almaty region is the graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University (today’s Al Farabi Kazakh National University).
Worked at Alma-Atinskaya Pravda, Literaturnaya Gazeta, Leninskaya Smena, Pravda newspapers. His works are translated into foreign languages.
Kuanysh Sultanov (1945) is the deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan of the VI convocation, member of the foreign affairs, defense and security committee.
Born in Taldykorgan region is the 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.
Akmaral Arystanbekova (1948) is the first ambassador woman in the history of Kazakhstan, the first permanent resident of Kazakhstan to the UN.
Native of Almaty is the graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University (today’s Al Farabi Kazakh National University).
Authored more than 30 published papers on foreign affairs.
Kairbek Shoshanov (1949) is the leading statesman of Kazakhstan, honoured worker of the Interior Ministry of Kazakhstan, colonel-general.
Born in Russia is the graduate of the Sverdlovsk Law Institute.
2012-2016 served as the deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan of the V convocation.