Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

1920 - 1975

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (Bengali: শেখ মুজিবুর রহমান; 17 March 1920 – 15 August 1975), shortened as Sheikh Mujib or Mujib, was a Bangladeshi politician and statesman. He is called the "Father of the Nation" in Bangladesh. He served as the first President of Bangladesh and later as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 17 April 1971 until his assassination on 15 August 1975. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has received more than 3,083,217 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the 1,808th most popular politician (up from 2,281st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Bangladesh (up from 3rd in 2019) 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 1,808 out of 15,710Before him are Sanakht, Carloman, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Publius Clodius Pulcher, James IV of Scotland, and Abd al-Rahman II. After him are Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Burhanuddin Rabbani, John VI of Portugal, 1st Dalai Lama, Rodion Malinovsky, and Leopold, Duke of Lorraine.

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Among people born in 1920, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 25Before him are Zecharia Sitchin, Boris Vian, Frank Herbert, Melina Mercouri, Amália Rodrigues, and John Demjanjuk. After him are Richard von Weizsäcker, Owen Chamberlain, Mickey Rooney, Walter Matthau, Ravi Shankar, and François Jacob. Among people deceased in 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 21Before him are Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Jimmy Hoffa, Saint-John Perse, George Paget Thomson, Josemaría Escrivá, and Nikolai Bulganin. After him are Graham Hill, Antonín Novotný, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Julian Huxley, Paul Keres, and Robert Robinson.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 2 out of 43Before him are Muhammad Yunus (1940). After him are Abdul Hamid (1944), Atiśa (982), Chandragupta I (250), William Beveridge (1879), Zillur Rahman (1929), Sheikh Hasina (1947), Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858), Sri Chinmoy (1931), Anandamayi Ma (1896), and Iajuddin Ahmed (1931).

Among POLITICIANS In Bangladesh

Among politicians born in Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ranks 1After him are Abdul Hamid (1944), Chandragupta I (250), Zillur Rahman (1929), Sheikh Hasina (1947), Iajuddin Ahmed (1931), Ziaur Rahman (1936), Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894), Shahabuddin Ahmed (1930), Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad (1918), Tajuddin Ahmad (1925), and Abdur Rahman Biswas (1926).