Hamidur Rahman (artist)

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Hamidur Rahman
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died(1988-11-19)19 November 1988
Hamidur Rahman's best known work, Shaheed Minar, or the Martyr's monument, located near Dhaka Medical College.
oil painting (c. 1980) by Hamidur Rahman

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, a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh,[1] established to commemorate the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952.


  1. ^ Islam, Syed Manzoorul (2012). "Rahman, Hamidur". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.