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List of notable or famous poets from Bangladesh, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Bangladesh and even some popular poets who immigrated to Bangladesh. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Bangladeshi poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from Bangladesh is included when available.

List of famous Bangladeshi poem writers includes Taslima Nasrin, Swadesh Roy and more.

This historic poets from Bangladesh list can help answer the questions "Who are some Bangladeshi poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from Bangladesh?" These prominent poets of Bangladesh may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Bangladeshi poets.

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Ahsan Habib is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Bangladesh
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Ahsan Habib was a Bangladeshi poet and literary figure in Bengali culture. He was born in the village of Shankarpasha, in Pirojpur. Before the India-Pakistan partition, he worked on several literary magazines: Takbir, Bulbul and The Saogat and he was a staff artiste at the Kolkata Centre of All India Radio. After partition he came to Dhaka and worked on Daily Azad, Monthly Mohammadi, Daily Krishak, Daily Ittehad, Weekly Prabaha, etc. ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1917-1985)

Birthplace: Pirojpur District, Bangladesh

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Arunabh Sarkar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Bangladesh
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Arunabh Sarkar is a Bangladeshi poet, columnist, literary editor, and freedom fighter. He was born in Tangail, Bangladesh. He received the 2009 Bangla Academy Award for poetry, the most prestigious and highest award for poetry in Bangladesh. Arunabh also received the Tangail Sahitya Sangsad Poetry Award for 2007. He has published three collection of poems : Nagare Baul, Keu Kichhui Jane Na, and Narira Fere Na. Sarkar also edited the poetry magazine Eshika from 1969 to 1985 and has been a journalist for some 40 years. ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Bangladesh

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Asad Chowdhury is a poet, writer, translator, radio, TV personality and journalist, as well as a cultural activist in Bangladesh. He received a Masters in Bengali in 1964 from Dhaka University and is the father of two sons and one daughter. Chowdhury is a former director at the Bangla Academy, Dhaka and worked as an editor at the Bengali service of Deutsche Welle after his retirement. During the liberation war of Bangladesh, Chowdhury was a contributor and broadcaster of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra in Kalkata. He started his profession as a lecturer in Bengali language and literature at Brahmanbaria College in 1973. He has also been assistant editor in “The Joybangla” and in “The Daily ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: Bangladesh

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Farrukh Ahmad was a poet and writer of Bangladesh. He is commonly known as the 'Poet of the Muslim renaissance', as many of his poems embody the spirit of resurrection, particularly in the hearts of the down-trodden Muslims of the then Bengal. ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1918-1974)

Birthplace: Magura District, Bangladesh

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