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Alkey Khakanovich MARGULAN

historian

Alkey MARGULAN, USSR Historian. Full member, Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences, since 1958; member, All-Union Geography Society, since 1933.

Background

MARGULAN, Alkey was born in 1904.

Education

Graduated Eastern Department, Faculty of Society Science, Leningrad University.

Career

Since 1938 in Kazakhstan Branch, USSR Academy of Science. 1946-1957 directed prospecting and archeological diggings in Central Kazakhstan. Author of over 150 works on philology, ethnography and archeology.

Many articles on the life and career of noted researchers, c. g., Ch. Valikhanov, A.Kunanbaev, N. M. Przhevalsky, etc.

Religion

Religious moral codes pervert people outside their group as less moral. Thus, religion is socially divisive and its effect is harmful for society.

Views

The role of the individual as a member of a collective is more important than the individual.