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Lechi Shamsudinovich Abaev
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 15:37 | No Comment
Lechi Shamsudinovich Abaev

Chechen painter Lechi Shamsudinovich Abaev was born in November 1957 in Kirgizia due to the mass deportation that the entire Chechen-Ingush population faced in 1944.

Seda Gubacheva
Tuesday, 14 Aug, 2012 – 14:32 | No Comment
Seda Gubacheva

Chechen painter Seda Gubacheva was born in June of 1971 in Chechnya. She has lived and worked in Belgium since 2005.

Ilman Yusupov
Tuesday, 6 Jul, 2010 – 22:06 | No Comment
Ilman Yusupov

Ilman Movsurovich Yusupov, Chechen poet, writer and journalist, was born in 23 September 1951 in State Farm Kirov Maya area of Kazakhstan in a family of the deported Chechen people from Hattuni village of Vedeno …

Mohammed Mousa Adel Shashani
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 17:11 | No Comment
Mohammed Mousa Adel Shashani

Chechen Professor Mohammed Mousa Adel Shashani has a Jordanian citizenship and married.

Ruslan Khaskhanov
Sunday, 10 Jan, 2010 – 23:30 | No Comment
Ruslan Khaskhanov

The prominent Chechen painter Ruslan Khaskhanov was born in 1973.

Sultan Magomedov
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2009 – 22:56 | One Comment
Sultan Magomedov

Sultan Magomedov is known as a nightingale and the singer of Chechnya.

Abuzar Aydamirov
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 10:30 | No Comment
Abuzar Aydamirov

Abuzar Aydamirov, a people’s writer of the Chechen-Ingush Republic, is the author of distinguished works, of which the most notable ones are the historical trilogy “Long Nights”, “A Lightning in the Mountains” and “The Storm”.  …

Magomed Mamakayev
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 10:23 | One Comment
Magomed Mamakayev

Magomed Mamakayev is a poet, prose writer, journalist and literary critic who made a valuable contribution to 20th century Chechen literature.

Arbi Mamakayev
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 10:12 | No Comment
Arbi Mamakayev

A prominent Chechen poet Arbi Mamakayev was born into a peasant’s family in the village Nizhni Naur, Nadterechny District of the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in 1918.

Khasmagomed Edilov
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 10:05 | No Comment
Khasmagomed Edilov

Khasmagomed Edilov was born in 1922 in the village of Valerik, famed by its association with the Russian poet – Mikhail Lermontov.

Zamir Yushaev
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 9:43 | One Comment
Zamir Yushaev

The talented Chechen painter Zamir Yushaev was born in Khasavyurt in Dagestan on the 22nd of April 1965 in a family where the love for painting was inherited to the children from father, an amateur …

Vaharsolt Balatkhanov
Monday, 22 Jun, 2009 – 13:55 | No Comment
Vaharsolt Balatkhanov

The famous Chechen painter Vaharsolt Balatkhanov was born in Pokroskom village of Dagestan’s Khasavyurt Region. He is a member of Akkiy tribal union (tukhum).

Uvays Mezhidovich Akhtayev
Friday, 29 May, 2009 – 10:00 | No Comment
Uvays Mezhidovich Akhtayev

Uvays Mezhidovich Akhtayev was a prominent Chechen basketball player, master of sport in the former Soviet Union. Being a 238-centimeter-high man, he was to be famed at basketball courts.

Imam Alimsultanov
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:36 | No Comment
Imam Alimsultanov

Imam was born in Kyrgyzstan in 1957 to Chechen parents, who had been been relocated as a result of the forced deportations of most Chechens and Ingush to Central Asia on February 23, 1944. He …

Abrek Khasukha Magomadov
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:33 | One Comment
Abrek Khasukha Magomadov

Chechnya’s last abrek, Khasukha Magomadov, was born in 1905 in the little mountain village of Gatin-Kali in Shatoy Region. When his father died, the 18-year-old Khasukha had to take charge of his family. He was …

Abrek Zelimkhan Gushmazukayev
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:32 | No Comment
Abrek Zelimkhan Gushmazukayev

After the February Revolution in Russia in 1905 the Tsarist police attempted to nip revolutionary activities in the bud with cruel repression, and the effects were felt in Chechnya, too. On 10 October 1905 the …

Imam Baisungur (Boiskhar) Beno
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:26 | One Comment

Imam Baisungur (Boiskhar) Beno (1794-1861)
Baisungur and his companion Zoltamurad were from Benoy, the bulwark of anti-Russian resistance. From youth onwards they participated in every battle and urged Chechens to fight.

Imam Mansur Ushurma
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:22 | 2 Comments
Imam Mansur Ushurma

Ushurma was born in the aul (village) of Aldi in 1760 as the fourth son of the farmer Shaabaza. He married when he was 22 and fathered three children. But he left his aul in …

Apti Bisultanov
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:21 | No Comment
Apti Bisultanov

Apti Bisultanov was born in 1959 in Goichu near Urus-Martan. His father returned from the Second World War wounded and died early. Apti Bisultanov studied philology and worked as a senior lecturer, an editor and …

Salman Raduyev
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:17 | No Comment
Salman Raduyev

Salman Raduyev was born in 1967 into the Gordaloy teip (clan) in Novogroznensky near Gudermes in eastern Chechnya. During the early 1980s Raduyev was active in the Komsomol (Young Communist League) of which he eventually …

Shamil Salmanovich Basayev
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:10 | 6 Comments
Shamil Salmanovich Basayev

Shamil Basayev was born in the village of Dyshne-Vedeno, near Vedeno, in south-eastern Chechnya to Chechen parents from the Benoy teip. According to Gennady Troshev he has some distant Russian ancestry.  He was named after …

Khamzat (Ruslan) Gelayev
Sunday, 18 May, 2008 – 14:07 | No Comment
Khamzat (Ruslan) Gelayev

Ruslan (Khamzat) Gelayev (1964–February 28, 2004) was a prominent commander in the Chechen freedom fighting against imperialist Russia. The Russians nicknamed him the Black Angel which he also used as his radio communications call sign.