Shahabuddin Ahmed served as the President of Bangladesh from 1996 to 2001, and the Chief Justice of Bangladesh from 1990 to 1995.

Born on  February 1, 1930, in Kendua Upazila, Bangladesh, Shahabuddin was said to have passed away on March 19, 2022.

Ahmed’s father Talukdar Resat Ahmed Bhuiyan was a philanthropist.  Ahmed, after he passed his high school education, furthered his education to the University of Dhaka in 1948 and earned a degree in economics in 1951.

Shahabuddin is also said to have a master’s in international relations from the University of Dhaka.

Ahmed died on 19 March 2022 at the Combined Military Hospital after he was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital last month February 2022.

He was said to have left behind his wife Anowara Begum as well as his two sons and three daughters.

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President of Bangladesh
In office
6 December 1990 – 10 October 1991
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia
Preceded by Hussain Muhammad Ershad
Succeeded by Abdur Rahman Biswas
In office
9 October 1996 – 14 November 2001
Prime Minister Hasina Wazed
Latifur Rahman (Acting)
Khaleda Zia
Preceded by Abdur Rahman Biswas
Succeeded by Badruddoza Chowdhury
Chief Justice of Bangladesh
In office
14 January 1990 – 1 January 1995
Preceded by Badrul Haider Chowdhury
Succeeded by Muhammad Habibur Rahman
Personal details
Born 1 February 1930
Pemal, Kendua, Netrokona, Bengal Presidency, British Raj
Died 19 March 2022 (aged 92)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Education MA (international relations)
Alma mater University of Dhaka