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Ahmed, Iajuddin

Born: 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Bangladeshi
Categories: Presidents


1931 - Born on the 1st of February in Munshiganj District, Bengal (now in Bangladesh).

1952 - He received Bachelor of Science at the University of Dhaka.

1954 - He received his Masters Degree at the University of Dhaka.

1958 - He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States.

1962 - He held the post of chairman of the Soil Science Department of Dhaka University and Dean of Biological Science of Dhaka University.

1984 - He worked as visiting professor in Cornell University in the United States and German Technical University, Gottingen University in Germany.

1991 - He was an adviser in the caretaker government.

       - He became the chairman of the Public Service Commission for two years.

1995 - He became the chairman of the University Grants Commission for four years.

2002 - He became president of Bangladesh.

2006 - He was admitted on the 23rd of May to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka.

       - He was taken to Singapore on the 24th of May and underwent a successful by-pass heart operation at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital.

      - He was sworn in as the Chief Advisor of the Caretaker Government on the 29th of October.

2007 - He resigned from his position on the 11th of January as the Chief Advisor of the Caretaker Government.


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