|Chokan Valikhanov – Kazakh scholar, ethnographer, historian.
Illustrated Envelop with Original Stamp with FDC Cancellation “150 years anniversary of the birth”
|Description||Shoqan Shynghysuly Walikhanov (November 1835 – April 10, 1865) was a Kazakh scholar, ethnographer, historian and participant in The Great Game. He is regarded as the father of modern Kazakh historiography and ethnography. The Kazakh Academy of Sciences is named after him. His name is written Chokan Valikhanov in English based on the transliteration of the Russian spelling of his name, which he used himself. The Kazakh language variant of his name was written in the Arabic script, and was similar to the Russian version.|
|Type||Illustrated Envelop with Original Stamp with FDC Cancellation “150 years anniversary of the birth”|
|Used/Unused||FDC cancellation, Moscow, 18.04.1985|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1985|