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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

1920 - 1975

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (17 March 1920 – 15 August 1975), popularly known by the honorific prefix Bangabandhu (lit. 'Friend of Bengal') was a Bangladeshi politician, revolutionary, statesman, activist and diarist. As a politician, Mujib had held continuous positions as president or prime minister from April 1971 until his assassination in August 1975: as president from 1971 to 1972 and briefly from 1975 until his death, and as prime minister from 1972 to 1975. Mujib successfully led the Bangladeshi independence movement and restored the Bengali sovereignty after over two centuries following the Battle of Plassey in 1757, for which he is honoured as the 'Father of the Nation' in Bangladesh. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has received more than 5,004,003 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the 1,964th most popular politician (down from 1,805th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Bangladesh and the most popular Bangladeshi Politician.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the first president of Bangladesh and is most famous for leading the Bengali independence movement.

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Among politicians, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 1,964 out of 15,577Before him are Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, Elizabeth of Portugal, Ambiorix, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Frederick the Fair. After him are Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Viriathus, Rastislav of Moravia, Francis II of the Two Sicilies, Moshe Sharett, and Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1920, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 29Before him are Boris Vian, Owen Chamberlain, Richard von Weizsäcker, Walter Matthau, Helmut Newton, and John Demjanjuk. After him are Ravi Shankar, Douglass North, Nicolaas Bloembergen, François Jacob, Clarice Lispector, and Gene Tierney. Among people deceased in 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 21Before him are Mikhail Bakhtin, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Saint-John Perse, George Paget Thomson, Josemaría Escrivá, and Graham Hill. After him are Jimmy Hoffa, Robert Robinson, Julian Huxley, Antonín Novotný, Pavel Sukhoi, and Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 2 out of 57Before him are Muhammad Yunus (1940). After him are Atiśa (982), Abdul Hamid (1944), Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858), Sheikh Hasina (1947), William Beveridge (1879), Chandragupta I (250), Sri Chinmoy (1931), Zillur Rahman (1929), Ziaur Rahman (1936), and Meghnad Saha (1893).

Among POLITICIANS In Bangladesh

Among politicians born in Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 1After him are Abdul Hamid (1944), Sheikh Hasina (1947), Chandragupta I (250), Zillur Rahman (1929), Ziaur Rahman (1936), Mir Jafar (1691), Iajuddin Ahmed (1931), Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894), Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad (1918), A. K. Fazlul Huq (1873), and Shahabuddin Ahmed (1930).