Fazle Hasan Abed

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Fazle Hasan Abed

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Sir Fazle Hasan Abed receives Thomas Francis, Jr. Medal.jpg
Abed receiving the Thomas Francis Jr Medal from the University of Michigan (April 2016)
Born(1936-04-27)27 April 1936
Died20 December 2019(2019-12-20) (aged 83)[1]
NationalityBangladeshi
EducationNaval Architecture
Alma materDhaka College, University of Glasgow
OccupationChair Emeritus, BRAC
Known forFounder and Chair Emeritus of BRAC

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG (27 April 1936 – 20 December 2019) was a Bangladeshi businessman. He was the founder and Chair Emeritus of BRAC. This was one of the world's largest non-governmental organizations.

Abed died on 20 December 2019 at a Dhaka hospital from respiratory failure caused by glioblastoma, aged 83.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sir Fazle Hasan Abed passes away". thedailystar.net. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  2. "A LIGHT HAS GONE OUT". The Daily Star. 2019-12-20.