Kasymbekov Makhmud Bazarkulovich was born on August 2, 1952 in city Chu of Zhambyl region. Kazakh.
Father – Kasymbekov Bazarkul (1914-1992), participant of Great Patriotic War. Mother – Kasymbekova Kulyanda Abdisaevna (1920), pensioner.
He graduated from mathematical faculty of the Kazakh teacher training college named after Abai (1974), teacher of math; economical faculty of Almaty institute of a national economy (1985), economist of the industrial enterprises; faculty of party construction of Almaty higher party school (1990).
Doctor of political science, professor.
The author of books: “The first president of the republic of Kazakhstan.Chronicle of activity. (1993-1997)”, “Formation of institute of presidency in the Republic of Kazakhstan” (2000); co-author of books: “The dictionary reference on office-work” (1992), “Office-work in two languages” (1994), “Named Nursultan” (1997), “The first president of the republic of Kazakhstan.Chronicle of activity. (1997-2000)”(2000).
The member of Communistic Party of Soviet Union (till 1991).
Since September, 1969 – the senior Pioneer leader of school named after S. Seifullin (Chu, Zhambyl region). Since August, 1970 till July, 1974 – the student of Kazakh pedagogical institute named after Abai. Since November, 1973 – the deputy secretary, the secretary of committee Komsomol of the Kazakh teacher training college named after Abai. Since August, 1976 – secretary, second secretary of the Frunze district committee of Kazakhstan, Alma-Ata. Since September, 1979 – secretary of Almaty regional committee. Since November, 1981 – the head of the department of promotion and propaganda of the Central Committee of Kazakhstan. Since November, 1983 - instructor of organizational department and party work of Almaty regional committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan. Since March, 1985 – the instructor managing the general sector of the general department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan. Since December, 1988 – the instructor of the general department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan. Since May, 1990 – the manager of the general sector of Administration Office of the President of KAZSSR. Since December, 1990 – the manager of the General department of the Device of the President of KAZSSR. Since August, 1991 – the manager of the General department of the Device of the President and the Cabinet of KAZSSR. Since June, 1994 – the manager of the General department of the Device of President of Kazakhstan. Since November, 1995 – the manager of the General department of Administration of the President of Kazakhstan. Since March, 1996 – the manager of Office of the President of Kazakhstan.
Since 2004 to the present – the chief of staff of the President of Kazakhstan.
Military rank – the colonel.
The winner of the State award of Kazakhstan in the field of science, equipment and education (2001). Awarded with various medals: “Құрмет”, “Барыс” III degree, “Қазақстан Республикасының Тұңғыш Президентi Нұрсұлтан Назарбаев”; Certificate of honor of the Supreme Council of KAZSSR (1980).
Religious views – "I respect feelings of believers".
The politician's ideal – Abylay khan, N. A. Nazarbayev.
The forecast about the future of Kazakhstan – "The strong, independent and prospering state enjoying high authority in the world faithful to ideals of progress and democracy".
Hobby – reading, billiards.
Literary addictions – political and historical literature.