Hussain Muhammad Ershad

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Birthday
1, 1930
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1930 (age 89)
Birthplace
India

About

Member of the Jatiya political party who held office as the President of Bangladesh from 1983 to 1990. He notably helped to unite the four Bangladeshi political parties to form the Grand Alliance in 2008.

Before Fame

He reached the rank of Lieutenant General while serving in the Bangladesh Army.

Trivia

He was honored by the United Nations as a Laureate twice for his advocacy of environmental and population issues.

Family Life

He and his wife, Raushan Ershad, have a son named Shad.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Shahabuddin Ahmed as the President of Bangladesh in 1990.