Nauryzbai Batyr

Nasrullah Nauryzbai Kutpanbetuly Bahadur, also known as Nauryzbai Bahadur or Nauryzbai Batyr (1706-1781) was a Kazakh war hero known for fighting against the Dzungars in the Dzhungar-Kazakh wars.[1] Nauryzbai was one of three standard-bearers of Abu'l-Mansur Khan, the Kazakh ruler and commander-in-chief. He was born in the Zhalpaktas-Seriktas district, now a territory of the Zhambylsk region in Almaty, in 1706. "Batyr" is an honorific granted to Kazakh commoners who obtained glory in battle.

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  1. ^ Didar Kassymova; Zhanat Kundakbayeva; Markus Ustina (2012). Historical dictionary of Kazakhstan. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0810867826.