Uzbekistani writerDied when: 44 years 177 days (533 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Abdulla Qodiriy (Uzbek: Abdulla Qodiriy, Абдулла Қодирий;Russian: Абдулла́ Кадыри́) (April 10, 1894 – October 4, 1938), also spelt Abdullah Qadiri and Abdullah Kadiri in English, 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.