Apr 24, 2019 Kanysh Satpayev: Figure, Patriot, Scientist By odb-abai inNews The library celebrated the 120th anniversary of the birthday of the outstanding geologist, founder of the republican geological service and the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR, scientist, academician Kanysh Satpayev. On April 24, the teleconference “Kanysh Sәtbayev: Figure, Patriot, Scientist” took place with the Zhezkazgan city universal library named after S.Seifullin. The guys school-lyceum number 7 (Zhezkazgan), school number 1, school number 39 named M. Zhumabayeva (Karaganda) got acquainted with the biography and activity of the discoverer of the huge reserves of copper and manganese in our country. The head of the ethnography department of the Karaganda regional local history museum Shashenov Darkhan told about the contribution of Kanysh Satpayev to the development of Kazakhstan’s geology. Veteran metallurgist Ilyasov Nugmet recalled meetings with the president of the Academy of Sciences, who tirelessly took care of the flourishing of Kazakhstani science. We had to personally meet with Kanysh Sapaev and Altynshash Zharmaganbetova, who told the participants of the TV bridge about what kind of people Kanysh Satpayev and his wife Taisiya were. An employee of the Zhezkazgan Historical and Archeological Museum, Gabdul Auezov, revealed the importance of the research activities of the scientist, and said that one of the brightest pages in the history of geological exploration and discovery of Kazakhstan’s mineral wealth is associated with the name Kanysh. In conclusion of the event, the children read poems dedicated to Kanysh Satpayev, familiarized themselves with books and articles from magazines and newspapers about the academician’s heritage through a book exhibition.