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Mujibur Rahman

Line breaks: Mu¦ji|bur Rah¦man
Pronunciation: /mʊˌdʒiːbʊə rəˈmɑːn

Definition of Mujibur Rahman in English:

( 1920–75), Bangladeshi statesman, first Prime Minister of independent Bangladesh 1972-5 and President 1975; known as Sheikh Mujib. After failing to establish parliamentary democracy as Prime Minister, he assumed dictatorial powers in 1975. He and his family were assassinated in a military coup.

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