Longtime member of the Awami League who held office as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1971 to 1972. He was a key figure in the Bangladesh Liberation War and is considered one of the founders of an independent Bangladesh.
He earned a degree in Economics from Dhaka University in 1953, before earning his law degree.
He was assassinated during the 1975 political coup after organizing a government-in-exile popularly known as the Mujibnagar government to win his nation freedom.
He grew up in a family of three brothers and six sisters.
He was a part of Sheikh Rahman 's ill-fated political regime.