Celebrities in Kazakhstan

Nurken Abdirov fighter pilot
Daniyal Akhmetov former prime minister
Al-Farabi scientist, philosopher, mathematician
Dinmukhamet Akhimov actor
Ken Alibek microbiologist
Rakhat Aliyev politician
Ibrahim Altynsarin writer
Sarsen Amanzholov linguist, Turkologist
Altynai Asylmuratova ballerina
Kaisha Atakhanova genetic biologist
Mukhtar Auezov writer
Byrganym Aytimova ambassador
Kulyash Baiseitova opera singer
Akhmet Baitursynov poet, writer, politician
Nurlan Balgimbayev former prime minister
Akhmet Baytursinuli poet, writer, politician
Aziz Bolotovich Beishenaliev actor
Timur Bekmambetov film director
Marat Bisengaliev violinist, orchestra director
Alikhan Bokeikhanov writer, political activist, environmental scientist
Keshrim Boztayev political activist
Alan Buribaev conductor
Zulfiya Chinshanio Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Shafik Chokin engineer, former president academy of sciences
Yedil Dadambayev physician
Sergei Duvanov journalist
Agimsaly Duzelkhanov artist
Ilyas Esenberlin writer
Aisha Galimbaeva painter
Gennadiy Golovkin Olympic medalist, boxer
Yermakhan Ibraimov Olympic medalist, boxer
Ilya Ilyin Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Orazak Ismagulov anthropologist
Jambyl Jabayev singer
Magjan Jumabayev writer, publicist, founder of modern Kazakh literature
Bulat Jumadilov Olympic medalist, boxer
Qabdesh Jumadilov writer
Shamshi Kaldayakov composer
Bukhar-zhirau Kalmakanov poet
Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov poet, lyricist
Gulzhana Karagusova politician
Abylkhan Kasteev painter
Akezhan Kazhegeldin former prime minister
Aleksandr Kazantsev actor
Zhenis Kembayev jurist
Qurban-Ali Khalidi historian
Ablai Khan former khan
Abul Khair Khan former khan
Janybek Khan founder co-leader of Kazakh Khanate
Kasym Khan former leader of Kazakh Khanate
Kenesary Khan former khan of all three juzes
Tauke Khan former leader of Kazakh Khanate
Ludmila Kim singer
Gennady Kolbin politician
Eset Kotibaruli former leader of anti-colonial war against Russian Empire
Kanat Kudaibergenov mathematician
Timur Kulibayev businessman
Kazakh Dinmukhamed Kunaev politician
Abaj Kunanbaev poet
Dinmukhamed Kunayev former prime minister
Erik Kurmangaliev opera singer
Maiya Maneza Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Muqagali Maqatayev poet
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Baurzhan Momyshuly hero of Soviet Union in WWII
Kaltay Muhamedjanor novelist
Maira Muhamedqyzy composer
Sabit Mukanov poet, writer
Gabit Musirepov writer, playwright
Jumeken Najimedeno composer
Sara Nazarbayev first lady
Nursultan Nazarbaev president
Shaken Niyazbekov artist, designer of Kazakhstan flag
Edige Niyazov photographer
Bolat Niyazymbetov Olympic medalist, boxer
Rashid Nugmanov film director
Bolat Nurgaliyev diplomat
Zamanbek Nurkadilov politician
Zhenis Kakenuly Nurlybayev painter, art critic
Kaisar Nurmagambetov canoeist
Gulshat Omarova writer, film director, actress
Darezhan Omirbaev film director, screenwriter
Makhambet Otemisuly composer, former leader of movement against Russian Empire
Irina Petrushova journalist
Abai Qunanbayuli poet, composer, philosopher
David Rigert Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Roza Rymbaeva singer
Olga Rypakova Olympic medalist, track and field
Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly composer, instrumentalist
Serik Sapiyev Olympic medalist, boxer
Marat Aldangorovich Sarsembaev jurist
Kanysh Satpayev engineer, geologist
Kanat Saudabayev politician
Saken Seyfullin poet, writer, national activist
Mukhtar Shakhanov writer, lawmaker, ambassador
Zhumabay Shayakhmetov politician
Mustafa Shokay former leader of the Kokand revolt against the Bolsheviks
Baluan Sholak composer, singer, poet
Olzhas Suleimenov poet, politician, anti-nuclear activist
Imangali Tasmagambetov former prime minister
Isatay Taymanuly former leader of rebellious movement against Russian Empire
Marat Tazhin politician
Sergey Tereshchenko former prime minister
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev former acting prime minister, politician
Sultanmahmut Toraygirov poet, writer
Zhanseit Tuimebayev politician
Zharmakhan Tuyakbay politician
Mukhammedzhan Tynyshbayev historian, politician, engineer
Alla Vazhenina Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Shokan Walikhanuli scholar, ethnographer, historian
Khwaja Ahmad Yasavi poet, Muslim mystic
Tolkyn Zabirova singer
Ilyas Zhansugurov poet, writer
Yevgeny Zhovtis human rights activist