Top 20 Politician celebrities in Bangladesh
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Politician celebrities [Updated June 7, 2023].
Sheikh Hasina was born
on September 28, 1947
Leader of the Awami League who took office as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the second time in 2009. She was also the Leader of the Opposition from 2001 to 2006, and from 1991 to 1996. In 2017, she accused banker Muhammad Yunus of working with Hillary Clinton to conspire against her.
She was the target of an assassination attempt in 2004. In 2007 she was arrested for corruption and charged with murder.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born
on March 17, 1920
The coup that killed him and several members of his family was planned by disgruntled Awami League colleagues and military officers but many believe the CIA instigated it.
Khaleda Zia was born
on August 15, 1945
in Dinapjpur, Bangladesh.
When she took office in 1991, she became only the second woman in the Muslim world to head a democratic government as prime minister.
Ghulam Azam was born
on November 7, 1922
He was known for heavily opposing Bangladesh's independence during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and was accused of conspiring to commit genocide.
Zillur Rahman was born
on March 9, 1929
He spent four years in prison after the assassination of President Sheik Mujibur Rahman.
Mohammad Farhad was born
on July 5, 1938
The Moni Singh-Farhad Memorial Trust was established to keep his legacy alive and is an intellectual hub of Bangladesh.
Abdul Jolil was born
on January 21, 1939
He was also the first Chairman of Mercantile Bank Limited.
Ak Huq was born
on October 26, 1873
He also served as the Interior Minister of Pakistan before becoming Governor.
Hamidul Huq Choudhury was born
on August 25, 1901
He held his first position as a member of the East Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1947.
Iajuddin Ahmed was born
on February 28, 1931
He helped found the private university, Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology in 2004.
Matia Chowdhury was born
on June 30, 1942
She also served as the minister of agriculture until 2001.
Morshed Khan was born
on August 8, 1940
He is the owner of the Southeast Asian companies Citycell, Pacific Motors, and Arab Bangladesh Bank.
Tarique Rahman was born
on November 20, 1967
He lived in exile in London after being charged with human rights crimes.
Khawaja Nazimuddin was born
on July 19, 1894
Longtime member of the Muslim League who was also the Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1951 to 1953. Khawaja Nazimuddin's tenure saw the rise of both the Awami League in East Pakistan and socialist groups in West Pakistan.
Khawaja Nazimuddin also served as the Governor-General of Pakistan, and the Minister of Defense.
Mohammad Ali Bogra was born
on October 19, 1909
He twice held office as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1954 and 1962.
Jahangir Tareen was born
on July 4, 1953
in Comilla, Bangladesh.
He is also known for owning and operating some of the largest sugar mills in Pakistan which he inhereted from his father-in-law Makhdoom Hasan Mehmood.
Moudud Ahmed was born
on May 24, 1940
He was also briefly the Vice President of Bangladesh until resigning on December 6, 1990.
Shahabuddin Ahmed was born
on February 1, 1930
He was the Chief Justince of Bangladesh from 1990 to 1995.
Tajuddin Ahmad was born
on July 23, 1925
He was assassinated during the 1975 political coup after organizing a government-in-exile popularly known as the Mujibnagar government to win his nation freedom.