|Leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh|
|Preceded by||Maulana Abdur Raheem|
|Succeeded by||Motiur Rahman Nizami|
|Born||November 7, 1922|
Dhaka, Bengal, British Raj (now Bangladesh)
|Died||23 October 2014 (aged 91)|
|Alma mater||Dhaka University|
Ghulam Azam (Bengali: গোলাম আযম; 7 November 1922 – 23 Octobar 2014) was the Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh until 2000. Azam hated the idea of independence of Bangladesh during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Azam was convicted for war crimes in July 2013.
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