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Ziaur Rahman

Ziaur Rahman in 1979 in the Netherlands
7th President of Bangladesh
In office
21 April 1977 â€“ 30 May 1981
Prime Minister Mashiur Rahman (Acting)
Shah Azizur Rahman
Preceded by Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem
Succeeded by Abdus Sattar
Chief of Army Staff
In office
24 August 1975 â€“ 3 November 1975
Preceded by K M Shafiullah
Succeeded by Khaled Mosharraf
In office
7 November 1975 â€“ December 1978
Preceded by Khaled Mosharraf
Succeeded by Hussain Muhammad Ershad
Personal details
Born (1936-01-19)19 January 1936
Bagbari, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now Bogra, Bangladesh)
Died 30 May 1981(1981-05-30) (aged 45)
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Nationality Indian (1936-1947) Pakistani (1947-1971) Bangladeshi (1971-1981)
Political party Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Spouse(s) Khaleda Zia
Children Tarique Rahman
Arafat Rahman
Alma mater D. J. Science College
Pakistan Military Academy
Command and Staff College
Profession Military officer, Statesmen
Awards Bir Uttom
Order of the Nile
Military service
Allegiance  Pakistan (before 1971)
Service/branch  Pakistan Army
Bangladesh Army
Years of service 1953–1971 (Pakistan)
1971–1978[1] (Bangladesh)
Rank Lieutenant General

Brigade Commander of Z Force
Sector Commander of the Sector 1
Sector Commander of the Sector 11

We shall fight to the last to free our Motherland.
At his direction, I have taken command as the temporary Head of the Republic.
Ziaur Rahman