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List of the most popular, renowned or famous politicians from Bangladesh. List includes the most notable politicians from Bangladesh, along with photos when available. This list of Bengali politicians is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous politicians are from Bangladesh?" You can click on the names of the famous politicians of Bangladesh in order to get more information about each one. List is made up of politicians like Motiya Chowdhury and Khaleda Zia. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. (41 items)

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A. K. Fazlul Huq is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
A. K. Fazlul Huq Died at 89 (1873-1962) Abul Kasem Fazlul Huq; popular with the title Sher-e-Bangla, was the first elected Prime Minister of Bengal under British rule. A distinguished lawyer and advocate, he served as General ...more

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A. K. Khandker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
A. K. Khandker age 88 Abdul Karim Khandker is a former Planning Minister of Government of Bangladesh. He is a retired diplomat and was the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Armed Forces during the Bangladesh ...more

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A. Q. M. Badruddoza Chowdhury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
A. Q. M. Badruddoza Chowdhury age 86 Abu'l Qasim Muhammad Badruddoza Chowdhury was the 13th President of Bangladesh, serving from 14 November 2001 until his resignation on 21 June 2002. He was the founding secretary-general of ...more

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Abdul Hamid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Abdul Hamid age 74 Abdul Hamid is the 16th and current President of Bangladesh. Prior to this position, he served as the Speaker of the National Parliament from January 2009 to April 2013. He was the acting ...more

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Abdur Rahman Biswas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Abdur Rahman Biswas age 92 Abdur Rahman Biswas was the 11th President of Bangladesh during 1991 to 1996.

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Abdur Razzaq is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Abdur Razzaq Died at 69 (1942-2011) Abdur Razzaq was a Bangladeshi politician and member of the Awami League Advisory Council. He was a Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for the Water Resources Ministry. He was the ...more

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Abdus Sattar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Abdus Sattar Died at 79 (1906-1985) Justice Abdus Sattar was the President of Bangladesh from 1981 to 1982.

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Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem Died at 81 (1916-1997) Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem was the sixth president of Bangladesh between 6 November 1975 and 21 April 1977. He was also the first chief justice of Bangladesh.

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Atiur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Atiur Rahman age 65 Atiur Rahman is a Bangladeshi economist and author, currently serving as the Governor of Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of the country.

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Delwar Hossain Sayeedi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Delwar Hossain Sayeedi age 78 Delwar Hossain Sayeedi is a Bangladeshi politician, Islamic scholar, lecturer and a former Member of parliament of the Parliament of Bangladesh from 1996 to 2008. He is the Nayeb-e-Ameer of ...more

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Fakhruddin Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Fakhruddin Ahmed age 78 Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed is a noted Bangladeshi economist, civil servant, and a former governor of the Bangladesh Bank, the country's central bank. On 12 January 2007, he was appointed as the Chief ...more

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Ganesh Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Ganesh Ghosh Died at 94 (1900-1994) Ganesh Ghosh was a Bengali Indian independence activist, revolutionary and politician.

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Hamida Banu Shova is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Hamida Banu Shova age 64 Hamida Banu Shova is the founder and chairperson of Queens University, Bangladesh. She established this university in 1996.

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Humayun Rashid Choudhury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Humayun Rashid Choudhury Died at 73 (1928-2001) Humayun Rashid Choudhury was a Bengali career diplomat and Speaker of the Bangladesh National Parliament from 1996 to 2001. He was elected president of the 41st session of the UN General ...more

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Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy Died at 71 (1892-1963) Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was a Bengali politician and statesman in the first half of the 20th-century. He served as the Prime Minister of Bengal in British India and was the fifth Prime ...more

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Hussain Muhammad Ershad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Hussain Muhammad Ershad age 88 Hussain Muhammad Ershad is a Bangladeshi politician who was President of Bangladesh from 1983 to 1990. Previously, he was Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army and Chief Martial Law ...more

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Iskander Mirza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Iskander Mirza Died at 70 (1899-1969) Major General Sahibzada Sayyid Iskander Ali Mirza', CIE, OBE English IPA: ɪskɑndæɾ əɪiː miɹzə, was the first President of Pakistan, serving from 1956 to 1958. Prior to that, Mirza was the ...more

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Junaid Ahmed Palak is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Junaid Ahmed Palak age 38 Zunaid Ahmed Palak is a Bangladeshi lawyer and politician from the Bangladesh Awami League Party and a member of the Parliamentary Treasury Bench. He is the youngest Member of Parliament in the ...more

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Khaleda Zia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Khaleda Zia age 73 Begum Khaleda Zia is a Bangladeshi politician who was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2006. When she took office in 1991, she was the first woman in the ...more

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Khawaja Nazimuddin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Khawaja Nazimuddin Died at 70 (1894-1964) Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin, KCIE was a Bengali politician and statesman from the Dhaka Nawab Family. A member of the All India Muslim League, Nazimuddin served twice as the Prime Minister of Bengal ...more

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Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad Died at 78 (1918-1996) Khondaker, Moshtaq Ahmad was a Bangladeshi politician who served as the President of Bangladesh from 15 August to 6 November 1975 after the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding ...more

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Latifur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Latifur Rahman age 82 Latifur Rahman was the Chief Justice and the Chief Adviser of Bangladesh. He was born in Jessore on 1 March 1936. In 1979 he became the Justice as temporary basis in the High Court Division in ...more

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Manikuntala Sen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Manikuntala Sen Died at 76 (1911-1987) Manikuntala Sen was one of the first women to be active in the Communist Party of India. She is best known for her Bengali-language memoir Shediner Kotha, in which she describes her experiences ...more

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Matia Chowdhury is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Matia Chowdhury age 76 Matia Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi politician. She is a presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League. She is a Member of Parliament and the minister of agriculture under the prime ministership of ...more

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Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury Died at 78 (1928-2006) Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury was a Bengali politician, most notable for serving as Prime Minister of Bangladesh from July 9, 1986, to March 27, 1988. Chowdhury was born in Chandpur District, in what ...more

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Motiur Rahman Nizami is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Motiur Rahman Nizami age 75 Motiur Rahman Nizami, is a politician and the current chief of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, which is the largest Islamic political party in Bangladesh. On 29 October 2014 he was sentenced to ...more

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Moudud Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Moudud Ahmed age 78 Barrister Moudud Ahmed is a Bangladeshi politician. He is a current member of Jatiyo Sangshad and a member of standing committee of Bangladesh Nationalist Party. Ahmed was the Postmaster General ...more

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Muhammad Ali Bogra is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Muhammad Ali Bogra Died at 54 (1909-1963) Shahebzada Mohammad Ali Bogra, also known as Mohammad Ali of Bogra, was a notable Bengali politician, diplomat and statesman from East Pakistan. He served as the third Prime Minister of ...more

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Muhammad Habibur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Muhammad Habibur Rahman Died at 86 (1928-2014) Muhammad Habibur Rahman was a former chief justice of Bangladesh Supreme Court in 1995. He was the chief adviser of the 1996 caretaker government which oversaw the Seventh parliamentary ...more

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Muhammad Jamiruddin Sarkar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Muhammad Jamiruddin Sarkar age 87 Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar was the acting president of Bangladesh. He is a Barrister and a renowned politician. He was the speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh. He is one of the founding ...more

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Muhammad Mansur Ali is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Muhammad Mansur Ali Died at 56 (1919-1975) Muhammad Mansur Ali was a Bangladeshi politician who was a close confidante of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding leader of Bangladesh. A senior leader of the Awami League, Mansur also served ...more

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Saifur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Saifur Rahman Died at 77 (1932-2009) Mohammad Saifur Rahman, was a Bangladeshi economist and politician. He was a popular leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, best known for being the longest-serving Finance Minister of ...more

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Shahabuddin Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Shahabuddin Ahmed age 88 Shahabuddin Ahmed was the 12th President of Bangladesh. He also served as the Chief Justice of the country. He took over the office of President after a popular uprising against President ...more

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Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Died at 36 (1939-1975) Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani was a Bangladeshi politician. He was the nephew of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the founder of Mujib Bahini one of the major guerrilla forces of the Bangladesh Liberation

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Sheikh Hasina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Sheikh Hasina age 71 Sheikh Hasina is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh, in office since January 2009. She previously served as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001, and she has led the Bangladesh Awami League ...more

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Died at 55 (1920-1975) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was a preeminent Bengali nationalist leader of Bangladesh. He headed the Awami League and was the first President of Bangladesh during the Bangladesh Liberation War, and ...more

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Syed Nazrul Islam is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Syed Nazrul Islam Died at 50 (1925-1975) Syed Nazrul Islam was a Bangladeshi politician and a senior leader of the Awami League. During the Bangladesh Liberation War, he served as the acting President of Bangladesh in the absence of ...more

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Tajuddin Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Tajuddin Ahmad Died at 50 (1925-1975) Tajuddin Ahmad was a Bangladeshi statesman and freedom fighter. He served as the first Prime Minister of Bangladesh and lead the wartime Provisional Government during the Bangladesh Liberation ...more

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Zakir Husain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Zakir Husain Died at 73 (1898-1971) Zakir Husain was a politician who served as the Governor of East Pakistan and Interior Minister of Pakistan, both in the General Ayub Khan military regime.

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Ziaur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Ziaur Rahman Died at 50 (1931-1981) Ziaur Rahman was a Bangladeshi politician and first military dictator who served as the 7th President of Bangladesh from 21 April 1977 until his death in 30 May 1981. He was the announcer of the ...more

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Zillur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Bangladesh
Zillur Rahman Died at 84 (1929-2013) Mohammed Zillur Rahman was the 15th President of Bangladesh from 2009 to 2013. He was also a senior presidium member of the Awami League. In 2009, Rahman was elected to the presidency by ...more