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Dwijen Sharma
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Born (1929-05-29)29 May 1929
Barlekha, Moulvibazar, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died 15 September 2017(2017-09-15) (aged 88)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Alma mater
Known for Nature Conservation, science writer
Awards
Scientific career
Fields Nature Conservation, Botany
Institutions

Dwijen Sharma (May 29, 1929 – September 15, 2017) was a Bangladeshi naturalist and science writer. He was awarded Bangla Academy Award in 1987 and Ekushey Padak in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh for his work in language and literature.

In 1962 he left Barisal to join the faculty of Notre Dame College, Dhaka and worked until 1974. Then, he moved to Moscow to work for Progress Publishers as a translator.

Sharma died of kidney disease on September 15, 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh at the age of 88.

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