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Mirzo Tursunzoda


Mirzo Tursunzoda

Mirzo Tursunzoda
Mirzo Tursunzoda
Born May 2, 1911
Karatag, Tajikistan
Died September 24, 1977(1977-09-24) (aged 66)
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Nationality Tajik
Occupation Poet

Mirzo Tursunzoda (Tajik: Мирзо Турсунзода, Persian: میرزا تورسون‌زاده‎‎) (2 May 1911 — 24 September 1977) was an important Tajik poet and a prominent politic figure. Today Tursunzoda has been elevated to the level of a national hero of Tajikistan. Tursunzoda's face appears on the front of the one Somoni note. The town of Tursunzoda is named in his honor. He was awarded the Stalin prize.

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  • Tajik banknotes - includes picture of one Somoni note with Tursunzade's face.

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