Grave of N. Baiganin

Type of monument: Urban planning and architecture

Date of monument: 1946

Location: Aktobe city, municipal cemetery

Historical information: Nurpeis Baiganin was born on June 20, 1860 in Baiganin district and died on April 9, 1945. Popular poet and zhyrau (singer), honored art worker of Kazakhstan.

Nurpeis akyn performed in the most crowded places, especially at Temir, Uil, Irgiz and Uralsk fairs, sang poems “Koblandy batyr”, “Alpamys batyr”, “Er Targyn”, “Kyz Zhibek”, “Aiman – Sholpan” and others. The poet knew by heart 40-50 poems.

Description of monument: The rectangular stone sign with a size of 2.5×0.80 meters with built-in plates, with Kazakh national ornaments on the edges is placed over the tomb. On the front face of monument it is written “Akyn Nurpeis Baiganin 1860-1945” and depicted a musical instrument, a dombra.

The grave is enclosed by metal fence measuring 3×3 meters.