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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).