Ishoqhon Ibrat (1862-1937)

Category: Literature of National Renaissance period Published: Saturday, 29 September 2012

Ishoqhon Ibrat was a poet, historian, linguist, scholar, traveler and one of the first Uzbek printers. Ibrat was born in Turakurgan district of Namangan. His “San’ati Ibrat, qalami Mirrajab Bandi”, “Ilmi Ibrat” (Ibrat’s knowledge), - selected poems, on linguistics – “Lugati sitti alsina”(“Sitti alsina dictionary”), “Jomi’ul hutut” works, “Tarihi Fargona” (“The history of Fergana”), “Tarihi madaniyat” (“The history of culture”), “Me’zonul zamon” (“The measures of period”) and such historical works were written in “Usuli Jadid” (“The method of Jadid”).

Ibrat organized “Matbaai Ishoqiya” and “Kutubhonai Ishoqiya” printing houses as the first printer. In 1887-1895 Ibrat visited Istanbul, Athins, Sofia, Rome. Prof. H. Komatsu from Japan together with the Uzbek scientists edited Ibrat’s book “Mezonul zamon”.

Sources
Ishoqhon Ibrat. “Tarihi Fargona”. Tashkent. 1992.

Scientific literatures
Qosimov B., Dolimov U. Ma’rifat dargalari. Tashkent, 1990.
Dolimov U. Ishoqhon Ibrat. Istiqlol fidoyilari. Taskent, 1994.

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