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|Prime Minister of Bangladesh|
15 July 2001 – 10 October 2001
|Preceded by||Sheikh Hasina Wazed|
|Succeeded by||Khaleda Zia|
|10th Chief Justice of Bangladesh|
1 January 2000 – 28 February 2001
|Preceded by||Mustafa Kamal|
|Succeeded by||Mahmudul Amin Choudhury|
|Born||1 March 1936|
Jessore District, Bengal Presidency, British India
|Died||6 June 2017 (aged 81)|
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
Early life and education
Rahman was born in Jessore on 1 March 1936. His father was the lawyer Khan Bahadur Lutfur Rahman. His maternal uncle Nurul Huda served as a High Court judge. He earned his master's in English literature at the University of Dhaka in 1956 and later completed his bachelor's in law from the same university. He served as a faculty member of Shahid Suhrawardy College.
Rahman started his lawyer career with the Dhaka High Court membership in 1960. He was an apprentice to Bangladesh's first attorney general MH Khandaker. He became a permanent High Court judge in 1981 and an Appellate Division judge on January 15, 1990.
Rahman became the Chief Justice on 1 January 2000 and retired from the position on 28 February 2001. He was the chief adviser of the caretaker government from 15 July 2001 to 10 October 2001 which oversaw the eighth parliamentary election in Bangladesh.
Rahman died at Samorita Hospital in Dhaka on 6 June 2017.
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