Elbazduko Britayev

Elbazduko Britayev (Ossetian: Брытъиаты Цопаны фырт Елбыздыхъо , Russian: Елбыздыко Бритаев) (23 March 1881 – 25 September 1923) was an Ossetian author and playwright, considered the founder of Ossetian traditional theatre. Many phrases from his works have become proverbs, such as "Love does not follow the rules of wisdom", and the characters that he created are being increasingly re-used.

Elbazduko Britayev
Native name
Брытъиаты Елбыздыхъо
Born(1881-03-23)23 March 1881
Dallagkau, Terek Oblast, Russian Empire
Died25 September 1923(1923-09-25) (aged 42)
Vladikavkaz, Mountain ASSR, USSR
Occupationplaywright