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Archival photo of Kurmanjan Datka with her grandson, general Gustaf Mannerheim, French Orientalist Paul Pelliot in her yurt

AKIPRESS.COM - The Archival Service of the Ministry of Digital Development of Kyrgyz Republic shared an archival photo of the Alai queen Kurmanjan Datka with her grandson, French Sinologist and Orientalist Paul Pelliot, and general of the Russian Imperial Army Gustaf Mannerheim in her yurt.

The date of the picture is 1906.

Kurmanjan Datka was born in 1811 and died in 1907. She was described as a strong outstanding personality, clever and farsighted ruler.

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