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Bust Bobodjan Gafurov in Dushanbe.

 Trip to Dushanbe.

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Bust of Bobodzhan Gafurov in Dushanbe is installed along Rudaki Avenue, in front of the building of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan in the Shohmansur district of Dushanbe. On the site of the monument to Bobodzhan Gafurov, in one person, the famous scientist and the 1st Secretary of the Tajik SSR in 1946-1954, until the 1990s, monuments to I.V. Stalin and V.I. Lenin.
Bust of the famous orientalist, historian and statesman, awarded the title of Hero of Tajikistan, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences Bobodzhan Gafurov. Gafurov Bobodzhan Gafurovich, born on December 18 - 31, 1908, in the village of Ispisar, now the Khujand region of the Tajik SSR, Soviet party leader, historian and orientalist, academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Tajik SSR (1950), academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1968, member of the correspondent 1958).
Member of the CPSU since 1932. In 1935 he graduated from the All-Union Communist Institute of Journalism. Conducted pedagogical work in universities of Tajikistan and was engaged in journalism. In 1941 1944 secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (b) of Tajikistan for propaganda, in 1944 - 1946 2nd Secretary, in 1946 - 1956 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Tajikistan.
Since 1956, director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Works on the history of the peoples of Central Asia and the history of Islam. At the 19th and 20th Party Congresses, a member of the Central Committee of the CPSU was elected. Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 2nd - 5th, 7th convocations.
Jawaharlar Nehru International Prize (1968). He was awarded 6 Orders of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and medals.
Geographical coordinates of bust of Bobojon Gafurov in Dushanbe: N38°34'08.89" E68°47'28.56"

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Photos by
 Alexander Petrov.