Rabiul Hussain

Rabiul Hussain (31 January 1943 – 26 November 2019) was a Bangladeshi poet and architect. He was one of the trustees of the Bangladesh Liberation War Museum.[1] He was awarded Bangla Academy Literary Award in 2009 for poetry.[2] In recognition of his contribution to Bengali language and literature, the government of Bangladesh awarded him the country's second highest civilian award Ekushey Padak in 2018.[3]

Rabiul Hussain
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Born(1943-01-31)31 January 1943
Died26 November 2019(2019-11-26) (aged 76)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Alma materBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Early lifeEdit

Hussain was born on 31 January 1943 at Rotidanga village in Shailkupa under Jhenaidah of the then British India (now Bangladesh).[4] After completing his secondary and higher secondary education in Kushtia, he studied architecture at the East Pakistan University of Engineering Technology (now Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)).[4] He graduated from BUET in 1968.[4]



  1. ^ "Board of Trustees – Liberation War Museum". liberationwarmuseumbd.org. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  2. ^ বাংলা একাডেমি সাহিত্য পুরস্কার. banglaacademy.portal.gov.bd (in Bengali). Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  3. ^ "21 named for Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 9 February 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b c কবি ও স্থপতি রবিউল হুসাইন আর নেই. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 26 November 2019.