Muhammad Shahidullah


Birthday July 10, 1885

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace India

DEATH DATE Jul 13, 1969 (84)

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Philologist and writer who became the most famous Bangladeshi educator of the Twentieth Century.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Calcutta in 1912 and went on to earn his Ph.D. from The Sorbonne in Paris.


He had a dormitory at Dhaka University named in his honor.

Family Life

He fathered seven sons and two daughters.

Associated With

He and Satyajit Ray were both graduates of the University of Calcutta.