Qazi Motahar Hossain

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Birthday
30, 1897
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Oct 9, 1981 (84)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1897
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Oct 9, 1981 (84)

About

A chess legend who was a 7-time Indian champion, as well as a physics professor and the founder of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences.

Before Fame

He earned his M.A. in physics in 1921 from Dhaka College.

Trivia

The Bangladesh Postal Department created a stamp to honor his contributions to society.

Family Life

His father was a teacher at the local village primary school.

Associated With

He and Akshayraj Kore are both noted chess champions.