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Abdulla Qodiriy

Uzbekistani writer

Died when: 44 years 177 days
Star Sign: Aries

 

Abdulla Qodiriy Abdulla Qodiriy (sometimes spelled Abdullah Qadiri in English) (Uzbek: Abdulla Qodiriy, Абдулла Қодирий; Russian: Абдулла́ Кадыри́) (April 10, 1894 – October 4, 1938) was an Uzbek and Soviet playwright, poet, writer, and literary translator. Qodiriy was one of the most influential Uzbek writers of the 20th century. He introduced realism into Uzbek literature through his historical novels and influenced many other Central Asian novelists, including the Kazakh writer Mukhtar Auezov.Qodiriy wrote under various pen names, the most renowned being Julqunboy. His early works were influenced by the Jadid movement. Qodiriy was executed during the Great Purge under the leadership of Joseph Stalin.
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