May 12. birthdays today


NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today’s Birthdays is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about Kazakh personalities born on May 12.


Mukhamedjan Tynyshpayev (1879-1938) – public and political figure, member of the Alash movement, first Kazakh railway engineer, historian.

Born in the Almaty region, he graduated from the Institute of Railway Engineers in St. Petersburg.

On March 3, 1930, Mukhamedzhan Tynyshpayev was arrested and repressed.

The Kazakh Academy of Transport and Communications in Almaty is named after Mukhamedzhan Tynyshpayev.

Anuar Alimjanov (1930-1993) – writer, journalist, famous publicist, public figure.

Born in the Alamty region, he graduated from Kazakh Kirov State University.

He worked for Alma-Atinskaya Pravda, Literaturnaya gazeta, Lininskaya smert, Pravda newspapers. He was editor-in-chief of Kazakhfilm, Kazakh newspaper adebiyeti, first secretary of the Office of the Writers’ Union of Kazakhstan, chairman of the Presedium of the Central Council of the Society for the Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments of Kazakhstan.

Anuar Alimzhanov wrote a few books.

Kuanysh Sultanov (1945) – member of the Council of Senators of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, a famous political figure.

Born in the Taldykorgan region, he graduated from Kirov Kazakh State University, Academy of Social Sciences of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Akmaral Arysstanbekova (1948) – first female ambassador in the history of Kazakhstan, first permanent representative of Kazakhstan to the UN.

Born in Almaty, she graduated from Kazakhstan State University.

Akmaral Arysstanbekova is the author of more than 30 publications on international relations and has three copyright certificates.

Kairbek Suleimenov (1949) – Prominent statesman and political figure of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Kazakh Ministry of Internal Affairs, Colonel General.

Born in Novosibirsk, Russia, he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Law Institute.

Askar Kaliev (1972) – Managing Director of the Financial Support Fund for Agriculture.

Born in Alma-Ata, he graduated from Kazakh National State University Al-Farabi, Grand Canyon University.


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