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Yusuf Hajib Balasaghuni

Author, Uyghur
Yusuf Hajib Balasaghuni was an eleventh-century Turkic poet from the city of Balasaghun, the capital of the Karakhanid Empire in modern-day Kyrgyzstan. He wrote the Kutadgu Bilig and most of what is known about him comes from his own writings in this work.