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Royal burial mounds
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Ryskulov Muratbek


Ravat Abdullakhan, mosque. It is located in the heart of the Osh city in the south-eastern foot of the Sulaiman Mountains. The name of Abdullakhan II (1534-1598) is from the dynasty of Sheibanid and it has kept the folk tradition. As a result of aggressive campaigns he managed to unite, under his authority, not only the rivers of Amu-Darya and Syr-Darya, but also Balkh, Khorezm, Khorassan, and part of the Fergana valley, including the city of Osh. The courtyard of the mosque is paved with burnt brick and is surrounded by a low wall. The minaret is also built from the burnt brick on the front of the wall. The height of the minaret is 10-12 meters. The foundation of the minaret has an octagonal base. Traditionally, the forecourt presented a garden of fruit trees, an area of at least 2.5 hectares. For four centuries, the mosque was the largest religious building. Thousands of pilgrims have visited it during the Muslim holidays. In 1963, the complex of the Ravat Abdullakhan mosque was transferred to the regional museum. Top

Razzakov, Iskhak Razzakovich (1910-1979) - a Soviet, state and party figure. He was born in Horoson village, Batken region. From 1918, Razzakov was educated in Hodzhensk (Leninabad) orphanage. He graduated from the Tashkent Institute of Education (1931) and then Moscow Institute of Planning (1936). In 1936-1938, he worked in the State Planning Committee of the Uzbek SSR (Economist, Deputy Chairman, and Chairman); 1941-1944 - he was a Commissioner of National Education of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic and a Deputy Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Uzbek SSR; in 1944-1945 - he was a Secretary of the Department of Agitation and Propaganda of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan; in 1945-1950 - Razzakov became a Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Kyrgyz SSR; 1950-1961 - he was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Kyrgyzstan. In 1961-1962 - he was a Member of the National Economic Council of the USSR. Between 1962-1965 - he was the Head of the State Scientific and Economic Council of the USSR. In 1965-1967 - Razzakov was in the State Planning Board of USSR. He was retired from 1967. He was a member of the CPSU (B) since 1940. He was also a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party between 1952-1961. Razzakov was a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 2-5 convocations. He died in Moscow on 19 March 1979. Top

Royal burial mounds, Kurmenty of Tyup district, Issyk-Kul region.
The royal burial mounds stretch from the mountain foothills to the lake, in which the noble Scythian-Saka were buried. There are similar areas available in both the Issyk-Kul, and in other areas of Kyrgyzstan. This burial structure of Saks-pastoralists was of those living in the territory of Central Asia since VII century BC. AD, being a formidable force who stopped the Persian hordes of Cyrus and Darius, and then Alexander of Macedon. All the rulers of Europe and Asia respect these people for reckless courage and love of freedom. Its the Saks that led their legendary queen Tomiris gave a fitting rebuff to the army of Persian King Cyrus the Great. When the queen has been brought the severed head of Cyrus, she ordered to give her a leather wineskin filled with blood, she then put his head it with the following words: “You want blood? Then drink it in abundance!” Top

Ryskulov, Muratbek (1909-1974). He was an artist. Ryskulov graduated from the studio of Kyrgyz Music and Drama Theatre (1936). Since 1936, he was an actor of Music and Drama Theatre, and from 1941, an actor of Kyrgyz Drama Theatre. Ryskulov was in movies since 1949. He was a national artist of the Kyrgyz SSR (1951). National artist of the USSR(1958). Top

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