About Chingiz Aitmatov: Chinghiz Aitmatov (Чингиз Айтматов, Tschingis Aitmatow, Čingiz Ajtmatov, Tšõngõz Ajtmatov, Cengiz Aytmatov, Tsjingiz Ajtmatov , Tc. To understand Chingiz Aitmatov, we must first become familiar with the spectrum of themes placed at his disposal by the Asian culture and to understand his. 1For Aitmatov’s autobiography, see “Chingiz Aitmatov on Craftsmanship,” in see Joseph P. Mozur’s “Doffing ‘Mankurt’s Cap’: ‘Chingiz Aitmatov’s The Day Lasts.

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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 vhingiz to his harmonious assimilation of two cultures, the poetic synthesis of which became the secret of his art. After the collapse of qitmatov Soviet Union, numerous publications and Web sites continued under the Pravda name. Young Aitmatov was brought up by a single mother.

Chingiz Aitmatov (Author of The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years)

He died of pneumonia and kidney failure on June 10,in Nuremberg, Germany, and was laid to rest in Kyrgyzstan. To understand Chingiz Aitmatov, we must first become familiar with the spectrum of themes placed at his disposal by the Asian culture and to understand his themes, it is necessary to understand the Kyrgyz social milieu from which he emerged, the cultural ties that have honed the Kyrgyz culture over centuries and the evolution of that culture when placed under the strain of new, even alien, Soviet trends.

Besides, the prominent Kyrgyz writer lives a life that is not ruled as much by society as by himself. Chingiz Aitmatov’s paternal grandmother was his closest friend.


Please try again later. The Eternal Bride,” was written in as a final appeal to his people to preserve the beauty of the Celestial Mountains Tengir-Too in Kyrgyz, Tian-Shan in Chinesewhich the Kyrgyz have traditionally regarded as sacred. Help us improve this article! His family’s attempts to rise above poverty had been unsuccessful; bai -feudal tyrants, unpredictable political turns, and bad luck having been the culprits. Sue’sA-Z Challenge 27 Dec 09, Joseph Stalinsecretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union —53 and premier of the Soviet state….

Ian’s A to Z of Authors Chingiz Aitmatov’s paternal grandmother was his closest friend as well. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions.

Chinghiz Aitmatov belonged to the post-war generation of writers. Pravda published its first issue on May 5,in Saint Petersburg.

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Aitmatov’s father, Torekul Aitmatov, was born into a middle class peasant family. In he was a member of the jury at the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival. Aitmatov’s father, Torekul Aitmatov was born into a middle class peasant family on the bank of the Kurkureu River.

Aitmatov lived at a time when Kyrgyzstan was being transformed from one of the most remote lands of the Russian Empire to a republic of the USSR.

Nonetheless he found himself increasingly drawn to creative writing, so at the age of 27, he entered the Institute of Literature. He had to read out the brief message. Good-bye, my love, I want you to be happy But until that happy day arrived he tended to show the world as he saw it: Everything that happens in the world is happening to me personally.

He was quickly rushed to a local hospital and two days later flown out to a clinic in Germany, where he passed away.


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. He taught me to hold fast to my humanity and to place utmost importance on human dignity. Dec 8, See Article History.

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No ideology or national structure is more important than this. In he started publishing his aiymatov Kyrgyz-language short stories in periodicals and four years later he entered the higher literary course at Moscow’s Gorky Institute. He endorsed the Kyrgyz language’s status in the s, when few schools were teaching in Kyrgyz in Bishkek formerly Frunzethe capital of Kyrgyzstan. This is because a writer is charged with the mission of speaking on behalf of his fellow human beings.

Chinghiz Aitmatov

At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. InAitmatov founded the famous Issyk-Kul Forum, which brought intellectuals from the Soviet bloc and the West together at a lakeside resort to discuss major global challenges face to face. Discover new books on Goodreads. He graduated from high school gymnasium in and was elected secretary of the Committee of the Poor in One of his sons, Askar, was foreign minister of Kyrgyzstan from to

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