was a famous Kazakh warrior from the 18th century. ‘Batyr’ is an honorific term meaning hero in the Khazakh language. He actively resisted the Dzungar invasion of Kazakh territories and played a major role in liberating the Kazakhs from Dzungar rule. He asked the Russian czarina Anna Ivanovna for protection from the Dzungars. He was instrumental in bringing the senior juz into a closer relationship with Russia.
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