|President of Bangladesh|
6 December 1990 – 10 October 1991
|Prime Minister||Khaleda Zia|
|Preceded by||Hussain Muhammad Ershad|
|Succeeded by||Abdur Rahman Biswas|
9 October 1996 – 14 November 2001
|Prime Minister||Hasina Wazed|
Latifur Rahman (Acting)
|Preceded by||Abdur Rahman Biswas|
|Succeeded by||Badruddoza Chowdhury|
|Chief Justice of Bangladesh|
14 January 1990 – 1 January 1995
|Preceded by||Badrul Haider Chowdhury|
|Succeeded by||Muhammad Habibur Rahman|
|Born||1 February 1930|
Netrokona, Bengal Presidency, British India
|Died||19 March 2022 (aged 92)|
|Education||MA (International relations)|
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
Shahabuddin Ahmed (1 February 1930 – 19 March 2022) was a Bangladeshi politician. He was the 12th President of Bangladesh two times from 1990 until 1991 and from 1996 until 2001. He also served as the Chief Justice of the country from 1990 until 1995.
Ahmed took over the office of President after a popular uprising against President Hussain Muhammad Ershad in 1991. Afterwards, he returned to his duties as the Chief Justice following the amendment. Later, he served as the President from 1996 to 2001. During his first time in the Presidential office, he served as Acting President. Later when he again took over the office in 1996 he became the 12th President.
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