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Kadyr Zakirovich ZAKIROV

botanist

Kadyr ZAKIROV, USSR Botanist. Full member, since 1956, President since 1957, Uzbek Academy, of Agriculture Science; Honoured Worker of Science of Uzbekistan Soviet Socialist Republic since 1956. Member, Communist Party, since 1951.

Background

ZAKIROV, Kadyr was born in 1906.

Education

1933 graduated Uzbek Pedagogical Academy, Samarkand.

Career

1937-1941; at Uzbek University, Samarkand. 1941-1943 at Central Asian University, Tashkent. 1952-1956 Director, Institute of Botanies, Uzbek Academy of Sciences.

1956-1957 Rector, Uzbek University. Main works deal with geographical, biology and taxonomy of plants. Studied flora of Zeravshan River.

Established theoretical basis of division of Central Asia into zones and belts.

Religion

Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1951.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1951.