Gheni Batur

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

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Gheni Batur (Cyrillic Uyghur: Ғени Батур) (1902Template:Spaced ndash29 June 1981) is an Uyghur national hero. He was among the first 20 horsemen who began uprising in Nilka County of Ili valley of Sinkiang in September 1944 against Kuomintang Sinkiang provincial government, which eventually led to the establishment of Second East Turkestan Republic in northern Sinkiang (Jungaria). After the establishment of the People's Republic of China, he fled to the Soviet Union. He lies buried in Almaty, Kazakhstan.



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  • Ziya Samedi, Gheni the Brave, Ghéni Batur (1902–1981)Template:CAsia-stub