Fazle Abed

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Birthday
27, 1936
Birthplace
Bangladesh
DEATH DATE
Dec 20, 2019 (83)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1936
Birthplace
Bangladesh
DEATH DATE
Dec 20, 2019 (83)

About

Social worker who was the founder of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in 1972.

Before Fame

He broke tradition by studying Naval Architecture at the University of Glasgow.

Trivia

He was given the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership in 1980.

Family Life

He was born into a well-off Hasan family in Baniachong, British India.

Associated With

He won the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1980, two years before fellow Bangladeshi Muhammad Yunus would win the same honor.