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Zayndi DZHAMALKHANOV

literature critic , Chechen poet and writer

Zayndi DZHAMALKHANOV, USSR Chechen poet and writer; literature critic.

Background

DZHAMALKHANOV, Zayndi was born in 1923 in village NizhniyNaur, Checheno-Ingushetia.

Career

Expert in Chechen folklore. Recorded the legends: “The Lay of Prince Misost”, “Eli, Son of Umar from Akki”, “Akhmad Avturinsky”, “A Certain Son and Solsa”, etc. 1944 deported to Central Asia with all ChechenIngush and Karachay-Balkars.

1957 returned to Northern Caucasus.