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List of Presidents of Bangladesh

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The complete list of Presidents of Bangladesh includes the persons sworn into the office as President of Bangladesh following the Bangladeshi Declaration of Independence in 1971.

Key

Political parties
Other factions

Presidents

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Term of office Party
1 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(1920–1975)[1]
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1950.jpg 17 April 1971 12 January 1972 Bangladesh Awami League
Syed Nazrul Islam
(1925–1975)
Acting President
(for Mujibur Rahman)
No image.png 17 April 1971 12 January 1972 Bangladesh Awami League
2 Abu Sayeed Chowdhury
(1921–1987)
No image.png 12 January 1972 24 December 1973 Bangladesh Awami League
3 Mohammad Mohammadullah
(1921–1999)
No image.png 27 January 1974
Acting since
24 December 1973
25 January 1975 Bangladesh Awami League
4 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(1920–1975)
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1950.jpg 25 January 1975 15 August 1975
(Assassinated)
BAKSAL
5 Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad
(1918–1996)
No image.png 15 August 1975 6 November 1975
(Deposed)
Bangladesh Awami League
6 Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem
(1916–1997)[2]
No image.png 6 November 1975 21 April 1977 Bangladesh Awami League
7 Ziaur Rahman
(1936–1981)[3]
Ziaur Rahman 1979.jpg 21 April 1977 30 May 1981
(Assassinated)
Military /
Bangladesh Nationalist Party
8 Abdus Sattar
(1906–1985)
No image.png 20 November 1981
Acting since
30 May 1981
24 March 1982
(Deposed)
Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Hussain Muhammad Ershad
(1930–)
Chief Martial Law Administrator[4]
Hussain Muhammad Ershad.jpg 24 March 1982 27 March 1982 Military
9 Ahsanuddin Chowdhury
(1915–2001)
No image.png 27 March 1982 10 December 1983 Independent
10 Hussain Muhammad Ershad
(1930–)
Hussain Muhammad Ershad.jpg 11 December 1983 6 December 1990 Military /
Jatiya Party
Shahabuddin Ahmed
(1930–)
Acting President
No image.png 6 December 1990 10 October 1991 Independent
11 Abdur Rahman Biswas
(1926–)
No image.png 10 October 1991 9 October 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
12 Shahabuddin Ahmed
(1930–)
No image.png 9 October 1996 14 November 2001 Independent
13 Badruddoza Chowdhury
(1932–)
No image.png 14 November 2001 21 June 2002 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar
(1931–)
Acting President
No image.png 21 June 2002 6 September 2002 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
14 Iajuddin Ahmed
(1931–2012)
No image.png 6 September 2002 12 February 2009 Independent
15 Zillur Rahman
(1929–2013)
Zillur Rahman in Neubrandenburg, Germany in 1973.jpg 12 February 2009 20 March 2013
(Died in office)
Bangladesh Awami League
16 Abdul Hamid
(1944–)
President Abdul Hamid.jpg 24 April 2013
Acting since
14 March 2013
(for Zillur Rahman until
20 March 2013)
Incumbent Bangladesh Awami League

Footnotes

  1. ^ Pakistani prisoner to 8 January 1972
  2. ^ Also Chief Martial Law Administrator (24 August 1975 – 4 November 1975 and 7 November 1975 – 29 November 1976)
  3. ^ Also Chief Martial Law Administrator (29 November 1976 – 6 April 1979)
  4. ^ Chief Martial Law Administrator (24 March 1982 – 30 March 1984)

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