Rashid RASHIDOV, USSR Dagestan (Darghin) poet, writer and translator. Historian; board member, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Writers, since 1959. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1960.
RASHIDOV, Rashid was born in 1928 in village Vanashi-Makhi, Dagestan.
1949 graduated History Faculty, Dagestan Pedagogical Institute, Makhachkala. 1958 completed Higher Lit.
Associate, Tsadas Research Institute of History, Language and Lit., Makhachkala. 1958 delegation at 1st Constituent Congress Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Writers. 1959 delegation at 3rd Congress of USSR Writers.
Has translated into Daghesiani Pushkin’s verse and poems and Gorky's “Izbrannye proizvedeniya” (Selected Works).