Abdul Hamid (politician) facts for kids
|15th President of Bangladesh|
24 April 2013
Acting: 20 March - 24 April 2013
|Prime Minister||Sheikh Hasina|
|Preceded by||Zillur Rahman|
|Speaker of Jatiyo Sangshad|
25 January 2009 – 24 April 2013
|Preceded by||Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar|
|Succeeded by||Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury|
|Deputy Speaker of the Jatiyo Sangshad|
14 July 1996 – 10 July 2001
|Preceded by||L. K. Siddiqui|
|Succeeded by||Md. Akhtar Hameed Siddiqui|
|Born||1 January 1944
Kamalpur, Mithamain, Kishoreganj, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now in Bangladesh)
|Political party||Awami League|
|Grand Alliance (2008–present)|
|Children||3 sons and 1 daughter|
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
Hamid was born in Mithamoin in the Kishoreganj District.
He started his political career while a student in Kishoreganj. He was the vice president of Gurudayal Government College. He later became a lawyer in the Kishoreganj Judge Court. He was president of Kishoreganj Bar Association several times. He has been elected 7 times as a member of Parliament from 1970 to 2009.
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