Tagir KHURYUGSKY, USSR Dagestan (Lezghin) poet; translator; Popular Poet of Dagestan since 1943. twoO. of Red Banner of Labor.
KHURYUGSKY, Tagir was born in 1893 in village Khuryug, Dagestan.
Wrote first verse before the Revolution. After establishment of Soviet regime in Dagestan became Chairman, Committee Peasant Relief, organized kolkhozes and worked for cultural institutions in Dagestan village. Has translated Pushkin’s verse and works of other poets and writers into Daghestani.