He graduated from high school gymnasium in and was elected secretary of the Committee of the Poor in Betweenwhen he joined the Bolshevik Party, andwhen he was sent to Moscow to study at the Institute of Red Professorship, he worked in a number of positions in the Party apparatus. At the age of fourteen, he abandons his studies to contribute to the war effort. She joined the Komsomols in and served in various positions including the Head of the Department of the Karakol cantonal Komsomol Committee.
Share via Email The Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov, who has died aged 79, was the most celebrated representative of Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked, mountainous nation of 5 million people in the heart of central Asia, which was a Soviet republic until A bilingual and bicultural writer, Aitmatov wrote his prose and plays in both his native Kyrgyz and in Russian, and was translated into more than languages.
Described as a "magical socialist-realist" in the Russian press, he was able to combine elements of Kyrgyz folk-tales and epics with formally traditional Russian realism.
A beneficiary of the thaw, the cultural liberalisation which took place under Nikita Khrushchev, he became a world-famous author in the s while still writing in Kyrgyz, gradually switching to Russian in the mids to became one of the most eloquent practitioners of the language.
Aitmatov was deeply in love with his native land and lore, but he was also a Soviet patriot and a true internationalist. He was born in the village of Sheker, in the Talas region of Kyrgyzstan at the foothills of the Tien Shan mountains, near the Chinese border. His father was a Kyrgyz and his mother a Tartar.
In childhood, Aitmatov was familiar with ancient tribal customs and the nomadic life of his people, but it is to his mother he owed the exposure to Russian literature and culture which led to his harmonious assimilation of two cultures, the poetic synthesis of which became the secret of his art. When Aitmatov was just nine years old, his childhood was marred by a deep tragedy that affected the rest of his life: Before embarking on his writing career, Aitmatov studied animal husbandry and agriculture at the agricultural institute in the Kyrgyz capital, Frunze now calledBishkek.
His first short story translated into Russian appeared inthe year he graduated.
In the same year, he published Jamila, the tale that brought him international acclaim. A communist true-believer, he never shied away from exploring and exposing in his prose the darkest aspects of Soviet reality, just as he tackled the issue of drug abuse and drug-related crime in his bestselling novel of the perestroika period, The Scaffold He was not a political dissenter but possessed an honest heart and melancholy philosophical mind, and tended to attribute the shortcomings of Soviet reality not to the evils of the political system, but to the inherent flaws of human nature, which the system was expected to correct.
But until that happy day arrived he tended to show the world as he saw it: All this is punctuated by beautiful scenes of human kindness, wisdom, love and devotion, set against the background of the stunning central Asian landscape which he poetically evoked.
Several of his stories were turned into popular movies. Aitmatov was working on the set of a film based on his science-fiction-infused philosophical parable The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years when he was stricken by his illness.
Turkey nominated him - as a writer in a Turkic language - for the Nobel prize for literature. He is survived by his wife, Maria; a brother, Ilgez; a sister, Roza; a daughter; and three sons, one of whom, Askar, was foreign minister of Kyrgyzstan from to Chyngyz Aitmatov was born in Kyrgyzstan in the Province of Talas in the village of Sheker in His mother was actually Tartar and his father, Kyrgyz.
Sadly, his father died when he was still a young boy. A listing of bird stamps from Kyrgyzstan. t: Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos: t: Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus: t. Chingiz Aitmatov was a Russian-Kyrgyz writer and statesman known for such films as Pervyy uchitel (), Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim () and Jamila ().
He was born Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov on December 12, , in Kirgizia, Soviet Union. His family was bilingual, Russian-Kyrgyz. Land Of Celestial Mountains. It’s impossible to imagine the history and culture of the Kyrgyz without Tien Shan and Pamir mountain ranges. Visit Kyrgyzstan, the land of celestial mountains, to get to know about the true nomadic lifestyle and unveil the real spirit of freedom and happiness.
Chyngyz Aitmatov (Kyrgyz: Чыңгыз Айтматов [tʃɯŋˈʁɯs ɑjtˈmɑtəf]; Russian: Чинги́з Тореку́лович Айтма́тов) (12 December – 10 June ) was a Soviet and Kyrgyz author who wrote in both Russian and Kyrgyz. He is the best known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature.
Chinghiz Aitmatov (Чингиз Айтматов, Tschingis Aitmatow, Čingiz Ajtmatov, Tšõngõz Ajtmatov, Cengiz Aytmatov, Tsjingiz Ajtmatov, Tchinguiz Aïtmatov) was an author who wrote in both Russian and initiativeblog.com was the best known figure in Kyrgyzstan literature.
Aitmatov's parents were civil servants in Sheker. The name Chingiz is the same as the honorary title of Genghis Khan/5(K).