Hamidur Rahman (artist)

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Hamidur Rahman's best known work, Shaheed Minar, or the Martyr's monument, located near Dhaka Medical College.

Hamidur Rahman (Bengali: হামিদুর রহমান; 1928 - 19 November 1988) was a Bangladeshi artist and sculptor. He is best known as the architect of the Shaheed Minar Bengali (শহীদ মিনার Shohid Minar), a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh,[1] established to commemorate the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952.


  1. ^ "Icon of Bangladesh". Picture BD. Retrieved 12 November 2010.