Muzagit Khayrutdinovich Khayrutdinov was born on March 23, 1901. Tatar poet and prose writer. Worked under the pseudonym Khayrutdin Muzai. A professional military man, a colonel. He was one of the leaders of the Fraternal Union of Prisoners of War, an underground antifascist organization (1943-1944). At the same time, he was engaged in the literature: from the end of the 20s his poems, stories and sketches, devoted to military subjects, life and a life of frontier-guards were often published in the Tatar periodical press. In 1932 in Kazan was published the first collection of poems of K. Muzai "People with Rifles" was published in Kazan in 1932. In December 1941, Lieutenant Colonel Muzagit Hayrutdinov published his "Open Letter to the German people from the commander and poet Muzai. His novel, unfinished because of the war, Khayrutdinov called "From the distant road".