Atiur Rahman

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Birthday
13, 1953
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1953 (age 64)
Birthplace
Bangladesh

About

A prominent Bangladeshi economist, he published more than a dozen nonfiction books in both Bengali and English. His English-language works include Peasants and Classes; The Environmental Consequences of a Development Disaster; and Early Impact of Grameen, a Multi-Dimensional Analysis.

Before Fame

He earned his Ph.D. in 1977 from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.

Trivia

He became the Governor of Bangladesh Bank in 2009.

Family Life

He was born into a poor family in the Jamalpur district of Bangladesh. He later married Dr. Shahana Rahman.

Associated With

He, like Sheikh Rahman, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Dhaka.