Mirzo Tursunzoda

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Mirzo Tursunzoda
تورسون‌زاده
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Mirzo Tursunzoda
Born May 2, 1911
Karatag, Tajikistan
Died December 9, 1977(1977-12-09) (aged 66)
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Nationality Tajik
Occupation Poet

Mirzo Tursunzoda (Tajik: Мирзо Турсунзода, Persian: میرزا تورسون‌زاده‎) (02 May 1911 — 24 September 1977) - was an important 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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