Platon Oyunsky

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Platon Oyunsky : biography

30 December 1893 – 31 October 1939

Platon Oyunsky ( ( 30 December (11 November) 1893 — 31 October 1939), pseudonym of Platon Alekseevich Sleptsov (Платон Алексеевич Слепцов) was a Soviet Yakut statesman, writer and translator, seen as one of the founders of modern Yakut literature. He took part in the creation of the national written language and in the cultural building of the modern Yakut nation. Oyunsky is one of organizers of the Yakut autonomous republic, the Union of writers of Yakutia, Language and literature scientific research Institute.

He was born in 3 Zhekhsogon nasleg of Boturuss (nowadays Tatta) ulus. The origin of Sleptsovs was called "the origin of a shaman" – such an etymology of Oyunsky’s per-name.A.Burtsev, M.Burtseva, Yakut literature in portraits and persons. Yakutsk, 2004, ISBN 54710001230 He was prosecuted during the Great Purge, and died in prison in 1939. He was rehabilitated on 15.10.1955.

Oyunsky collected and published a number of Olonkho epic poems.

The State Prize of the Yakut ASSR, awarded for achievements in literature, arts, and architecture, was named after him. His name bears the Sakha drama theater, a literary museum, one of the streets in Yakutsk.


Category:Yakuts Category:Soviet writers Category:Soviet rehabilitations Category:Soviet people who died in prison custody Category:Prisoners who died in Soviet detention Category:Sakha-language writers Category:Translators to Sakha Category:1893 births Category:1939 deaths