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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Rahman in 1950
|1st President of Bangladesh|
April 11, 1971 – January 12, 1972
|Prime Minister||Tajuddin Ahmad|
|Preceded by||Position Established|
|Succeeded by||Nazrul Islam (acting)|
|2nd Prime Minister of Bangladesh|
|4th President of Bangladesh|
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (17 March 1922 - 15 August 1975) was the founding leader of Bangladesh. He was the first and fourth president of Bangladesh. He was also the second prime minister. Rahman was assassinated on 15 August 1975 along with all his family members, except his two daughters. His elder daughter Sheikh Hasina served as the prime minister of Bangladesh.
Rahman was born in Tungipara village of Gopalganj District. His father, Sheikh Lutfur Rahman, was a serestadar, an officer responsible for record-keeping at the Gopalganj civil court. He is the third child of his parents.
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