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Name  Muhammadjon Shakuri

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Died  September 16, 2012, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Muhammadjon Shakuri (Tajik: Муҳаммадҷон Шакурӣ, Persian: محمدجان شکوری‎‎; February, 1925, Bukhara – September 16, 2012, Dushanbe), also known as Muhammad Sharifovich Shukurov, was a prominent Tajik intellectual and one of the notable literary figures of the Persian language of the 20th century.

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Among his main works is a Tajiki-Persian dictionary. He also had a significant role in preserving Tajik identity.

Awards and honors

  • Iran's Eternal Figure Award (2005)
  • Permanent member of Academy of Persian Language and Literature (1996)
  • Permanent member of Tajik Academy of Sciences
  • References

    Muhammadjon Shakuri Wikipedia


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