Kabir Chowdhury

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Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Bangladesh
DEATH DATE
Dec 13, 2011 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Bangladesh
DEATH DATE
Dec 13, 2011 (88)

About

A Bangladeshi writer, educator, and translator, he was the recipient of Ekushey Padak and Bangla Academy Awards. His works of nonfiction cover such topics as art, conflict resolution, and politics. He also translated famous literary works by Anton Chekhov, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and John Steinbeck.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in English literature from Dhaka University in the 1940s.

Trivia

He was a pioneer in Bangladesh's movement against Fundamentalism.

Family Life

He had a brother named Munier and a sister named Ferdousi.

Associated With

Early in his career, he was inspired by the works of H.G. Wells.