Darkhan Kydyrali was born on April 16, 1974 in Tulkibas district of South Kazakhstan region. He studied at the Republican boarding school #2 of Almaty with in-depth training of the Kazakh language and literature. Since 1988, his poems and articles have been published in national journals. The winner of the Republican Olympiad in 1991 on the Kazakh language and literature.

KazNU (1991-1992)
Marmara University (1992-1996)
Dokuz Eylül University (1996-1997)
Ege University (1997-1998)
Istanbul University (1998-2001)
In 1998, he defended doctoral dissertation on the theme "Life, activities and ideology of Mustafa Shokai" at Ege University.
At Istanbul University, he defended his doctoral thesis on "The movement of Jadidism in Turkestan and its relationship with Turkey" (2001), and received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
He defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic "The idea of a united Turkestan" at the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abay (2010).
A Professor of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilev, Istanbul University, Mimar Sinan University in Turkey. Professional Development: Cairo University in Egypt (2006), the International Institute of Linguistics in Washington, DC (2013). Passed training for civil servants.
A graduate of the State Scholarship program "Bolashak". Conducted research on the topic: Mustafa Shokai, the idea of Turkestan, figures of Alash, the Kazakh history, the personality of the Turkic world, the problems of Turkic studies, the history of literature and spirituality.
He worked in the archival collections and research libraries of cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, Kazan, Ufa, Orenburg, Baku, Tashkent, Almaty, Kokand, Samarkand, Bukhara, Cairo, Paris and Washington.
He translated into Kazakh language poetry works of the thinkers of the Turkic people. A member of international fundamental research projects and international scientific conferences, where he made reports. An author of informative collections and scientific monographs. He is a member of the editorial boards of several scientific publications, and literary and informative journals. About 300 scientific and educational and journalistic articles were published in periodicals. Works published in Turkey, the USA, Holland, France, Poland, Czech Republic, China and Russia.

2001-2005 - International Kazakh-Turkish University named after K.A. Yasawi: Senior Researcher, Scientific Secretary, Head of Department, Chief of Staff, Leading Research Fellow.
2003-2005 – Leading Research Fellow of the Institute of Turkic Studies and Research Center "Bauyrzhantanu"
2005-2006 - Associate Professor, Senior Researcher of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilev
2005-2006 - Deputy Chief Editor of the anthology "Tugan til"
2006-2007 - Deputy Director of the Presidential Center of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan
2006-2007 – Presenter of spiritual and cognitive program "Kumbez" of "Kazakhstan" TV channel
2007-2008 - Advisor of the Minister of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
2008-2009 - Expert of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the duties as head of the sector
2009-2012 - Deputy Press Secretary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
In 2012 was elected as a member of the Union of Writers of Kazakhstan
From 2012 - Deputy Secretary-General of Turkic Council
Since 2014 - President of the International Turkic Academy. Academician of the International Academy of Chingiz Aitmatov (The Aitmatov Academy). For labor achievements was marked with the Letter of thanks from the Head of the State and awarded with medals. He has the diplomatic rank of First Secretary of the 1st class. Sınce July 2016 he has workıng as the Chairman of the Board of the "Egemen Kazakstan" national newspaper.

Mustafa Shokai. Ankara, 2001
The History of Taraz. Taraz, 2005
The history of the literature of Turkic people (collective volume). Turkestan, 2005
Mustafa Shokai. Astana, 2007
The greatest Turkistan. Astana, 2008
Atymdy adam koigan son… (Since was named as a human...) Astana, 2008
Zheruiyk (The mother land). Astana, 2009
Mustafa. Astana, 2012

The State Youth Award "Daryn"
The Prize "Kultegin"
The Prize "Contribution to the Turkic world"
Jubilee Medal "20 years of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan"
The Golden medal "for service to Turkic history and culture" presented by "New Turkey" Strategic Institute
Laureate of the "Red Apple" award
Recipient of the Certificate of gratitude from the President of Kazakhstan and medals
The Prize for his outstanding service for the Turkic world
An International Award "For service to the Turkic World" presented by the Silk Road Strategy research center and The Silk Road Magazine
Laureate of several national contests

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