Shafiur Rahman

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Date of Birth January 24, 1918
Place of Birth India
Date of Death Feb 22, 1952 (34)
Horoscope Aquarius

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Shafiur Rahman

Shafiur Rahman is considered in Bangladesh to be a martyr of the language movement which took place in the former East Pakistan.

Born: 24 January 1918, Konnaagar of Hooghly District in West Bengal, of India
Died: 22 February 1952, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka
Occupation: Government Service Holder
Known for: Language Martyr of 1952

About Shafiur Rahman

Bangladeshi man who became a martyr of the Bangladesh language movement after he was shot in the back by a Pakistani Police Officer in 1952 while riding his bike to work.

Before Fame

He studied at the Government Commercial College of Kolkata.


The clothes worn at the time of his death have been displayed at the Bangladesh National Museum.

Family Life

He and his wife, Aquila Khatoon, had a daughter named Asfia, and a son named Shafiqur.


He posthumously won the prestigious Ekushey Padak Award, which was also the case for poet Nazrul Islam .

Information related to Shafiur Rahman

  • Burials at Azimpur Graveyard
  • Bengali-language activists
  • History of Bangladesh
  • Recipients of the Ekushey Padak
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Latest information about Shafiur Rahman updated on March 01, 2021.

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