Famous Professors from Bangladesh

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

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  • Abdullah Abu Sayeed (born 25 July 1939) is a Bangladeshi teacher, writer, television presenter, and activist. He is currently the chairman of Bishwa Sahitya Kendra, a non-profit organization that promotes the study of literature, reading habits and progressive ideas.
    • Age: 84
    • Birthplace: Park Circus
  • Anu Muhammad Anisur Rahman, better known as Anu Muhammad (Bengali: আনু মুহাম্মদ; born 1956), is a Bangladeshi economist, public intellectual, writer, editor, and political activist. He is the member-secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports.
    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Bangladesh
  • Atiur Rahman is a Bangladeshi economist and author, currently serving as the Governor of Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of the country.
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Jamalpur District, Bangladesh
  • Humayun Ahmed

    Humayun Ahmed ([ɦumaijun aɦmed]; 13 November 1948 – 19 July 2012) was a Bangladeshi writer, dramatist, screenwriter, filmmaker, songwriter, scholar, and lecturer. His breakthrough was his debut novel Nondito Noroke published in 1972. He wrote over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, many of which were bestsellers in Bangladesh. His books were the top sellers at the Ekushey Book Fair during the 1990s and 2000s. He won the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1981 and the Ekushey Padak in 1994 for his contribution to Bengali literature. In the early 1990s, Ahmed emerged as a filmmaker. He went on to make a total of eight films - each based on his own novels. He received six Bangladesh National Film Awards in different categories for the films Daruchini Dwip, Aguner Poroshmoni and Ghetuputra Komola.
    • Age: Dec. at 63 (1948-2012)
    • Birthplace: Netrokona District, Bangladesh
  • Humayun Azad (English: (listen); born Humayun Kabir; 28 April 1947 – 12 August 2004) was a Bangladeshi author, poet, scholar and linguist. He wrote more than seventy titles. He was awarded the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1986 for his contributions to Bengali linguistics. In 2012, the Government of Bangladesh honored him with Ekushey Padak posthumously.
    • Age: Dec. at 57 (1947-2004)
    • Birthplace: Munshiganj District, Bangladesh
  • Kamal Uddin Siddiqui
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    Working as faculty at the Monash University, Kamal Uddin Siddiqui, usually known as Kamal Siddiqui, is an economist and social scientist from Bangladesh. In 1971, he participated in the Liberation War of Bangladesh. A career civil servant, he served as the Principal Secretary to the government of Bangladesh until 2006. He was nominated by Bangladesh for election to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, and served from 2005–09. He was until 2006 Chief Editor of the Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, the first volumes of which were published in 2008 by Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Comilla, Bangladesh