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Furqat Biography | Poet

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Zokirjon Xolmuhammad ogli Furqat (Modern Uzbek : Zokirjon Xolmuhammad ogli Furqat, ; Russian) (1859–1909), better know by his pen name Furqat, was an Uzbek author, poet, and political activist. He had a major influence in the development of modern Uzbek literature. Furqat, like may other writers of the tsarist colonial period, was forced to praise tsarist Russia and its culture in his work. When Furqat started to write poems that were critical of the cruelty of Russian rule, he was exiled to Chinese Turkestan.

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