Nuratdin Abakarovich Yusupov (1931 - 2000) - famous Lak poet. Born on March 28, 1931 in the village of Kulushats, Lak District. He graduated from the history department of the S. Stalsky Dagestan Pedagogical Institute (now the DGU named after V. Lenin), then the Higher Literary Courses at the M. Gorky Literary Institute and the two-year script writers courses. The first book of his poems, The Word of the Mother, appeared in Lak language in 1956. Poetic collections in their native language: “How Ali became a leader”, “Children of the mountains”, “Birthday of a tightrope walker”, “How to call you?”, “Ahmed’s dreams”, “What would I do for you?”, “Three gifts” and others. The poems of Nuratdin Yusupov were translated into Russian. His books were published in Moscow: “Dove and Wheat Grain”, “Birthday”, “Fish Sinks”, “How the Frog Left Without a Tail”, “Sly Ahmed”, “One, Two, Three”, “Shepherd Rabadan” and others . His books have been translated into many languages of the world. The scenarios of Nuratdin Yusupov were screened: “Kanatokhodtsy” (North-Caucasian studio of television films), “Birthday”. Nuratdin Yusupov translated the works of A.S. Pushkin, M. Yu. Lermontov, V.G. Korolenko, A.P. Chekhov, V.V. Mayakovsky, S.A. Yesenin, A.T. Tvardovsky into their native language. He died on February 23, 2000.