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Anisuzzaman (18 February 1937 – 14 May 2020)[1][2] was a Bangladeshi academic of Bengali literature. He was born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India.

He was an activist who took part in the Language Movement (1952). He was a member of the Planning Commission to the Government of Bangladesh during the Bangladesh liberation war and a member of the National Education Commission.

He was made a National Professor by the Government of Bangladesh in 2018.[3]

Anisuzzaman died on 14 May 2020 in Dhaka of kidney and heart disease, aged [4]

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  1. "Prof Anisuzzaman a lighthouse". The Daily Star. 2017-02-18. Retrieved 2017-12-04.
  2. "Dr Anisuzzaman honoured on his 75th birth anniversary". Priyo. 2012-02-19. Archived from the original on 2014-02-04.
  3. "3 educationists become national professors". The Daily Star. 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. National Professor Anisuzzaman no more