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Kazi Nazrul Islam

Kazi Nazrul Islam was born 25 May 1899. He died 29th August 1976. Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet), popularly known as Nazrul. He was a Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary poetry began intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression advocate. His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the coveted title of Bidroh? Kobi (Rebel Poet). Reach [...]

Eminent artist Aminul Islam

Eminent artist Aminul Islam died of old age complications as well prostrate-gland cancer in the city on early morning on Friday. He was 80. A former director of the Institute of Fine Arts (now Faculty of Fine Arts) of Dhaka University, Aminul Islam breathed his last at his Gulshan-2 residence at around 4am. ‘He was [...]

Md. Zillur Rahman

Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman, was the 19th President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, was born in a respectable Muslim family under Bhairab Thana of Kishoreganj district on March 09, 1929. His father late Meher Ali Mian was a renowned lawyer, the Chairman of the then Mymensingh Local Board and the Member of the District [...]

Tareque Masuds’ Biography

Tareque Masud ( 6 December 1956 – 13 August 2011) was an award-winning Bangladeshi independent film director. He was known for directing the films Muktir Gaan (1995) and Matir Moina (2002), for which he won a number of international awards, including the International Critics' Prize and FIPRESCI Prize for Directors' Fortnight at the 2002 Cannes [...]

M Saifur Rahman

Saifur Rahman was born in Bahar Mordon village of Moulvibazar district in 1932. He obtained graduation from Dhaka University in 1953 and completed Chartered Accountant (CA) degree in 1958 in London. Saifur Rahman participated in language movement in 1952 when he was the vice-president of the Dhaka University's Muslim Hall.     Saifur Rahman was [...]

Shahabuddin Ahmed

Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed was born in 1930 in village Pamal of Kendua in the greater Mymensingh district of Bangladesh. His father late Talukder Risat A. Bhuiyan was a renowned social worker and philanthropist of the locality. After passing the Matriculation and intermediate examinations he took admission into the Dhaka University in 1948, obtained B.A. (Hons) [...]

Khan Ataur Rahman

Khan Ataur Rahman : (December 11, 1928 – December 1, 1997) was a Bangladeshi film actor, director, producer, screenplay writer, music composer, and singer. He is mostly famous for his role in the film Jibon Theke Neya (1970). In this film, his rendition of the song E Khancha bhangbo ami kemon kore echoed the national [...]

Sheikh Hasina

Biography of Sheikh Hasina : Sheikh Hasina Wazed was born 28 September, 1947 is a current Prime Minister of Bangladesh.  Sheikh Hasina has been the President of the Awami League, a political party in Bangladesh, since 1981. She is the eldest of 5 children of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh and wife of an internationally [...]

Khaleda Zia

Begum Khaleda Zia was born on August 15, 1945, was a former Prime Minister of Bangladesh, having served from 1991 to 1996, turning into the first woman prime minister  of Bangladesh . Khaleda served again from 2001 to 2006. Khaleda Zia, also Chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), one of two largest Political party of Bangladesh. Khaleda [...]

Shahid President Ziaur Rahman

Lieutenant General Ziaur Rahman, Bir Uttam, was born January 19, 1936 in the village of Bagbari in the Bogra District of the northwest Bangladesh. His father, Mansur Rahman, was a chemist working for a government department in Kolkata. Zia's childhood was divided between living in the village and the city. He was later enrolled into [...]