May 16. 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 16th of May.
Kazakh poet Orazaqyn ASKAR was born in 1935 and passed away in 2019. He was a graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University. Askar published two books containing 20,000 lines of the Kazakh folk expressions. For this work, he was recognized to be the best in the contest jointly organized by the Ministry of Culture, the Academy of Sciences, and the Institute of Literature.
Deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Chairman of the Majilis Vladimir BOZHKO was bornin 1949. Born in Almaty city, he is a graduate of the Lenin Kazakh Polytechnical Institute. He took up his recent post in March 2016.
Kazakhstani stage and film director, Eminent Worker of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Igor GONOPOLSKY, was born in 1949. He directed such documentary films as «Pervaya Stantsiya» («First Station»), «Stolitsy Velikoy Stepi» («The Capitals of the Great Steppe»), «Istoriya Budushchego» («The History of the Future»), etc.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the World Tourism Organization Konstantin ZHIGALOV was born in1959. Born in Semipalatinsk, he is a graduate of the Kirov Kazakh State University and the Abai Kazakh Pedagogical Institute. He was appointed to the recent post in 2018.
Prosecutor of Pavlodar region Kairat ABDYKHANOV was bornin1972 in Almaty region. He is a graduate of the Abai Almaty State University. He took up his recent post in February 2018.