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Erkin Vohidov Biography | Poet

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Erkin Vohidov (Uzbek : Erkin Vohidov, ) is an Uzbek poet, playwright, and literary translator. In addition to writing his own poetry, Vohidov has translated the works of many famous foreign poets, such as Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Muhammad Iqbal, Rasul Gamzatov, and Sergey Yesenin into the Uzbek language. In 1987, Vohidov became a National Poet of the Uzbek SSR and in 1999 was awarded the title Hero of Uzbekistan, the highest honorary title that can be bestowed on a citizen by Uzbekistan.