Idyr Baimekov

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Baimekov, Idyr


(also I. Bakhmutov). Dates of birth and death unknown. A participant in the Peasants’ War of 1773–75.

Baimekov was a Kazak from the Orenburg nomadic Tatars. He joined E. I. Pugachev in September 1773. He was a translator in the military collegium of the rebels. He disappeared after a battle with the troops of the punitive expedition near the Sal’nikov Plant on Aug. 24, 1774.


Krest’ianskaia voina v Rossii v 1773–1775 gg: Vosstanie Pugacheva, vol. 2. [Leningrad], 1966.
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