This day in history:
In 1930 was born a writer and a journalist Anuar Alimzhanov
Birthday of Mukhamedzhan Tynyshpayev — the public and political figure, representative of Alash movement, historian and the first Kazakh railway engineer
December, 1, 1991
Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev (born on July 6, 1940, Chemolgan settlement, Kaskelen district, Almaty region, the Kazakh SSR) – the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev was born on July 6, 1940 in the Chemolgan settlement of Kaskelen district of Almaty region of the Kazakh SSR in a villager family.
In 1967 he graduated from the High Technical Institution at the Karaganda Metallurgical Concern.
He started his career in 1960 as a worker of the building administration of the trust "Kazmetallurgstroy" in Temirtau, Karaganda region.
Then he worked as a pig caster of filling machines, a keeper of blast furnace at the Karaganda Metallurgical Plant.
In 1965-1969 - he worked again at the Karaganda Metallurgical Plant (since 1966 - Concern): dispatcher, gas watcher, senior gas watcher of blast furnace department.
In 1969-1973 – he worked at the party, the Komsomol job in Temirtau, Karaganda region.
In 1973-1977 - Party secretary of the Karaganda Metallurgical Plant.
In 1977-1979 - Secretary, the second secretary of the Karaganda Regional Committee of the Party.
In 1979-1984 - Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan
In 1984-1989 - Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Kazakh SSR.
In 1989-1991 – the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan.
Deputy of the Supreme Council of the USSR on the 10th, 11th convocations.
Deputy of the USSR from 1989 to January, 1992.
In February 1990 - April 1990 - simultaneously the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Kazakh SSR.
Since April, 1990 - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The first nationwide election of the President of the Republic, during which N.A. Nazarbayev received the support of 98.7 percent of voters, was carried out on December, 1, 1991.
In 1995, as a result of the referendum, which took place on April, 29, 1995 presidential powers of N.A. Nazarbayev were extended until 2000.
N.A. Nazarbayev was elected as President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on January, 10, 1999, having received 79.78 percent of votes.
N.A. Nazarbayev was elected as the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on December, 4, 2005, having received 91.15 percent of votes.