Zillur Rahman

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Zillur Rahman
মোঃ জিল্লুর রহমান
Rahman in 1973
President of Bangladesh
In office
12 February 2009 – 20 March 2013
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Preceded by Iajuddin Ahmed
Succeeded by Abdul Hamid (Acting)
Personal details
Born Mohammed Zillur Rahman
9 March 1929(1929-03-09)
Bhairab Upazila, Kishoreganj District, British India[1]
Died 20 March 2013(2013-03-20) (aged 84)
Singapore City, Singapore
Resting place Banani graveyard, Dhaka[2]
Nationality British Indian (1929–1947)
Pakistani (1947–1971)
Bangladeshi (1971–2013)
Political party Awami League
Other political
affiliations
Grand Alliance (2008–2013)
Spouse(s) Ivy Rahman (1958–2004)
Alma mater University of Dhaka
Religion Islam

Mohammed Zillur Rahman (9 March 1929 - 20 March 2013) was the President of Bangladesh. He was a senior member of the Awami League.[3] He was made the nineteenth president by the Election Commission of Bangladesh on 11 February 2009. No other candidate filed to run in the presidential election.[4]Rahman died on March 20, 2013 after being taken to Singapore City from an lung infection, aged 84.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Iajuddin Ahmed
President of Bangladesh
2009–2013
Incumbent