B. S. Abdur Rahman

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Buhari Syed Abdur Rahman (15 October 1927 – 7 January 2015) was an Indian serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and educator. He had a range of business interests in the UAE and India. He was one of the 24 Indians to feature in The 500 Most Influential Muslims.[1][2] Rahman was the Vice-chairman of Emirates Trading Agency from 1973 to 2015. He was the founder of B. S. Abdur Rahman University. Rahman was born in Kilakarai, Madras State, British India.

Rahman died in Chennai, India, aged 87.[3][4][5]

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  1. John L. Esposito, Ibrahim Kalın, Usra Ghazi, Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding. The 500 Most Influential Muslims. Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, Createspace. ISBN 978-9957-428-37-2.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. "World's 500 'Most Influential Muslims': 24 Indians in the list; Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan, Mahmood Madani in first 50". Two circles.net. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  3. "An Era Ends With B S Abdur Rahman's Death". The New Indian Express. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  4. "பிரபல கல்வியாளர், தொழிலதிபர் பி.எஸ். அப்துர் ரஹ்மான் சென்னையில் காலமானார்". Oneindia.in. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  5. BS Abdur Rahman died in the hospital he built

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