Abul Kashem


Birthday June 28, 1920

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Bangladesh

DEATH DATE Mar 11, 1991 (70)

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A twentieth-century writer and politician, he was a key figure in the Bangladeshi Language Movement. Known for his works on science, history, religion, economics and politics, he also published more than forty physics textbooks.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in physics from Dhaka University in 1941.


He was a winner of both the Independence Day Award and the Bangla Academy Award.

Family Life

He was raised in the Sunni Islam faith. He was married twice: to Rahela Kashem, and to Momtaz Kashem.

Associated With

He, like Runa Laila , won the Bangladesh Independence Day Award.