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Circassian (Kabardian) poet and writer

Amirkhan SHOMAKHOV, USSR Circassian (Kabardian) poet and writer. Pedagogue; Honoured Art Worker of Kabardo-Balkar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

Background

SHOMAKHOV, Amirkhan was born in 1910 in village Nizhniy Kurp, Kabardo-Balkaria.

Education

Graduated Nalchik Pedagogical Technicum. Graduated North Ossetian Pedagogical Institute, Ordzhonikidze.

Career

Taught in secondary school in Kabardo-Balkaria. Editor, republ. newspaper in Nalchik, then Kabardo-Balkar Minister of Education.