List of Bangladeshi people

Listed below are notable people who are either citizens of Bangladesh, born in the region of what is now Bangladesh, or of Bangladeshi origin living abroad. For brevity, people who fall into more than one category are listed in only one of them. For further information, see Bangladeshi people.

Principals of Bengal's independence wars and movementsEdit

British colonial periodEdit

Martyrs of the Bengali Language Movement 1952Edit

Bangladesh War of Independence, 1971Edit

Scientists, engineers, science educators and any subject teachersEdit

EducationistEdit

Arts, culture, and literatureEdit

Social reformers and leadersEdit

Music, film and televisionEdit

EconomistsEdit

EntrepreneursEdit

Media and journalismEdit

Political figuresEdit

PhotographersEdit

Heads of governmentEdit

IntellectualsEdit

Government officials and diplomatsEdit

Noted diplomats/heads of major organizationsEdit

Religious personalitiesEdit

SportspeopleEdit

CricketEdit

ArcheryEdit

ChessEdit

FootballEdit

GolfEdit

GymnasticsEdit

  • Syque Caesar, artistic gymnast, member of the Michigan Wolverines
  • Margarita Mamun, rhythmic gymnast, 2016 Gold medallist and Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics of Russian and Bangladeshi descent

HockeyEdit

KabaddiEdit

Martial artsEdit

  • Riaz Amin, youngest British WEKAF (World Eskrima/Kali/Arnis Federation) world champion, practises Shotokan Karate and Filipino Martial Arts
  • Ruqsana Begum, first British woman in kickboxing to be Asian, Bangladeshi and Muslim, she practises Muay Thai
  • Ali Jacko, British World Champion Lightweight Kickboxer, Black belt in Jujitsu, Wushu and Chinese Boxing
  • Mak Yuree, founder of Butthan, Vajrapran and Combat Self-Defense, holds four world records

MountaineeringEdit

ShooterEdit

SprinterEdit

SwimmingEdit

  • Brojen Das, swimmer, first Asian to swim across the English Channel and the first person to cross it four times

Table tennisEdit

  • Zobera Rahman Linu, table tennis player; 16 times national champion, Guinness World Record holder

MilitantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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