Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Born: March 17, 1920

Died: August 15, 1975

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Biography: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a Bengali nationalist politician and the founder of Bangladesh. He headed the Awami League, served as the first President of Bangladesh and later became its Prime Minister. He is popularly referred to as Sheikh Mujib, and with the honorary title of Bangabandhu.

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Source/Notes: While speaking to Awami League leaders a few hours before his arrest on the night of 25th March, 1971. Mujib:Triumph and Tragedy by S A Karim - Other

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Source/Notes: While being cheered with UAE ruler Sheikh Zayed Al Nahiyan as both men had the name Sheikh.[10] - Other