Shahabuddin Ahmed

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Shahabuddin Ahmed
শাহাবুদ্দিন আহমেদ
President of Bangladesh
In office
6 December 1990 – 10 October 1991
Prime MinisterKhaleda Zia
Preceded byHussain Muhammad Ershad
Succeeded byAbdur Rahman Biswas
In office
9 October 1996 – 14 November 2001
Prime MinisterHasina Wazed
Latifur Rahman (Acting)
Khaleda Zia
Preceded byAbdur Rahman Biswas
Succeeded byBadruddoza Chowdhury
Chief Justice of Bangladesh
In office
14 January 1990 – 1 January 1995
Preceded byBadrul Haider Chowdhury
Succeeded byMuhammad Habibur Rahman
Personal details
Born (1930-02-01) 1 February 1930 (age 91)
Pemal village, Kendua Thana, Netrokona, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now Bangladesh)
EducationMA (International relations)
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka

Shahabuddin Ahmed (born 1 February 1930) is a Bangladeshi politician. He served as the 12th President of Bangladesh. He also served as the Chief Justice of the country.

Ahmed took over the office of President after a popular uprising against President Hussain Muhammad Ershad in 1991.[1] 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.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Special Remembrance: Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed". The Daily Star. 5 February 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  2. "Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed". BangaBhaban. Archived from the original on 27 September 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2013.