Humayun Azad

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Birthday
28, 1947
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Aug 11, 2004 (57)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1947
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Aug 11, 2004 (57)

About

A Bangladeshi anti-establishment writer, he was a recipient of the prestigious Bangla Academy Award. He published more than seventy works of fiction, poetry, young adult fiction, and criticism.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh in 1976.

Trivia

He received the Ekushey Padak, Bangladesh's top civilian honor.

Family Life

He and his wife, Latifa Kohinoor, had three children: Mouli, Smrita, and Ananya.

Associated With

His work exposed the anti-female sentiments of Rabindranath Tagore's work.