Author

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Chinghiz Aitmatov

Soviet writer

1928   -   2008

genre: novel, powest
country of citizenship: Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan
native language: Kyrgyz
language of expression: French, Russian, Kyrgyz
educated at: Maxim Gorky Literature Institute
occupation: politician, diplomat, journalist, translator, novelist, screenwriter, science fiction writer, writer
award received: USSR State Prize, Order of Lenin, Hero of Socialist Labour, Order of the October Revolution, Alexander Men Prize, Order of the Red Banner of Labour, Order of Friendship of Peoples, Medal of Krupskaya, Order of Friendship, Medal "For Distinguished Labour", Friedrich-Rückert-Preis, Hero of the Kyrgyz Republic, Order Manas, Order of Otan, Order of Friendshp, Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin", Order of the Smile, Austrian State Prize for European Literature, ordine del Servizio Distinto, Dostlug Order, Officer's Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit, Lenin Prize
position held: ambassador of Kyrgyzstan, ambassador of the Soviet Union, Russian ambassador

Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov (as transliterated from Russian; Kyrgyz: Чыңгыз Төрөкулович Айтматов, properly transliterated: Chyngyz Törökulovich Aitmatov); 12 December 1928 – 10 June 2008) was a Soviet and Kyrgyz author who wrote in both Kyrgyz and Russian. He is one of the best known figures in Kyrgyzstan's literature.
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works

10

Плаха

literary work

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

1987

The First Teacher

story by the Kyrgyz author Chinghiz Aitmatov

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years

book by Tsjyngyz Ajtmatov

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

1983

The White Ship

novella by the Kyrgyz author Chinghiz Aitmatov

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

1970

"Саманчынын жолу"

роман Чингиза Айтматова

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

Прощай, Гульсары!

book by Tsjyngyz Ajtmatov

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

Stories

collection of stories by the Kyrgyz author Chinghiz Aitmatov

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

1986

Dshamilja

author: Chinghiz Aitmatov

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