Gabdulla Amantay

Gabdulla Amantay (Bashkir: Ғабдулла Амантай, born as Gabdulla Sahipgareevich Amantayev, 23 July 1907 – 10 October 1938), was a Bashkir poet, writer and playwright.

Gabdulla Amantay
BornGabdulla Sahipgareevich Amantayev
(1907-07-23)23 July 1907
Upper Ilyasova village, Buzuluk uezd (county), Samar Governorate, Russian Empire (now Krasnogvardeysky District, Orenburg Oblast, Russia)
Died7 October 1938(1938-10-07) (aged 31)
Ufa, Bashkir Republic, (now Bashkortostan, Russia)
Occupationpoet, novelist, playwright, librettist
CitizenshipRussian Empire , USSR
Alma materOrenburg Bashkir Pedagogical College

Leningrad Institute of Philosophy and Linguistics(1928-1931)

madrassas Hussainiya
Notable workscollection of poems, "Songs of Struggle", 1927

In 1937, he was arrested for his views on the protection of the people. He was rehabilitated posthumously, only in the 1990s.


His scientific works are devoted to the principles of the definition of national literature, problems in the study of Bashkir folklore and literary language.[1]



  1. ^ "in the Bashkir encyclopedia". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-30.