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Abdulla Oripov Biography | Poet

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Abdulla Oripov (Uzbek : Abdulla Oripov, ) is an Uzbek poet, politician, and literary translator. He was a member of the Supreme Assembly of Uzbekistan. Oripov became a National Poet of the Uzbek SSR in 1989. He is currently the head of the Writers’ Union of Uzbekistan. Oripov wrote the lyrics for the National Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In addition to writing his own poetry, Abdulla Oripov has translated the works of many famous foreign poets, such as Alexander Pushkin, Dante Alighieri, Nizami Ganjavi, and Taras Shevchenko into the Uzbek language. Oripov has been a member of the Senate of Uzbekistan since 2005. In 1998, he was awarded the title Hero of Uzbekistan, the highest honorary title that can be bestowed on a citizen by Uzbekistan.

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