Abdur Rahman Biswas

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Abdur Rahman Biswas
11th President of Bangladesh
In office
10 October 1991 – 9 October 1996
Prime MinisterKhaleda Zia
Muhammad Habibur Rahman (Acting)
Hasina Wazed
Preceded byShahabuddin Ahmed (Acting)
Succeeded byShahabuddin Ahmed
Personal details
Born(1926-09-01)1 September 1926
Shaistabad, Barisal, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now in Bangladesh)[1][2]
Died3 November 2017(2017-11-03) (aged 91)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka

Abdur Rahman Biswas (1 September 1926 – 3 November 2017) was a Bangladeshi politician. He was the 11th President of Bangladesh during 1991 to 1996.[1]

He was elected as a representative to the East Pakistan Legislative Assembly in 1962 and 1965.

Biswas died on 3 November 2017 at a hospital in Dhaka of respiratory failure, at the age of 91.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Helal Uddin Ahmed. "Banglapedia article on Abdur Rahman Biswas". Banglapedia. Archived from the original on 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
  2. "Honourable President Abdur Rahman Biswas". Bangabhaban. Office of the President of Bangladesh. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. "Former president Abdur Rahman Biswas dies". Dhaka Tribune. 3 November 2017.
  4. "Khaleda Zia mourns death of Abdur Rahman Biswas - Business News 24 BD".[permanent dead link]