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7 April 1871

Birthday of Hadzhimukan Munaitpasov, the famous Kazakh wrestler and circus performer

In 1908, 1909, 1911, 1913 and 1914, he repeatedly won the world championship in Greco-Roman wrestling among professionals.  Hadzhimukan was the first Kazakh who won the title of the world champion in French wrestling, many time won in world, Russian, regional and all-Union championship among heavyweights.  He held about fifty awards and medals of different samples.