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Gadzbi ZALOV

Dagestan (Avarian) poet and translator

Gadzbi ZALOV, USSR Dagestan (Avarian) poet and translator. Badge of Honor, 1960.

Background

ZALOV, Gadzbi was born in 1912 in village Chokh, now Daghestani Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

Career

Did Communist Youth League work at construction of the hydropower plant at Gergebil, Dagestan. Contributed to “Novy gunib”, “Bolshevik gor” and other Dagestan newspapers. Has translated into Avar excerpts from Rustaveli’s “The Man in the Panther Skin”, verse by Pushkin, Lermontov, Mikhalkov, Malyshko, etc.