Sheikh Hasina

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Sheikh Hasina
শেখ হাসিনা
10th Prime meenister of Bangladesh
Assumed office
6 Januar 2009
Preses Iajuddin Ahmed
Zillur Rahman
Abdul Hamid
Precedit bi Fakhruddin Ahmed (Acting)
In office
23 Juin 1996 – 15 Julie 2001
Preses Abdur Rahman Biswas
Shahabuddin Ahmed
Precedit bi Muhammad Habibur Rahman (Acting)
Succeedit bi Latifur Rahman (Acting)
Leader of the Opposition
In office
10 October 2001 – 29 October 2006
Precedit bi Khaleda Zia
Succeedit bi Khaleda Zia
In office
20 Mairch 1991 – 30 Mairch 1996
Precedit bi A. S. M. Abdur Rab
Succeedit bi Khaleda Zia
Personal details
Born (1947-09-28) 28 September 1947 (age 72)
Tungipara, East Bengal, Pakistan
(now in Bangladesh)
Poleetical pairty Awami League
Ither poleetical
Grand Alliance (2008–present)
Spoose(s) Wazed Miah (1968–2009)
Bairns Sajeeb Wazed
Saima Wazed
Alma mater Eden Girls' College

Sheikh Hasina (Bengali: শেখ হাসিনা; Inglis /ˈʃx həˈsnə/, SHAYKH hə-SEE-nə; born 28 September 1947), haes been Prime Meenister o Bangladesh syne 2009; she servit in that position frae 1996 to 2001. Hasina haes led the Bangladesh Awami League syne 1981. She is the eldest o five childer o Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the foondin faither an first President of Bangladesh, and widow of M. A. Wazed Miah, a nuclear scientist. Hasina's pairty defeated the BNP-led Four-Party Alliance in the 2008 parliamentary election, assuring her of the post o prime meenister. Hasina's poleetical career haes spanned more than fower decades durin which she haes been baith Prime Meenister an opposition leader. As opposition leader, she wis the target o an assassination attempt in 2004. In 2007, she wis arrestit for corruption an chairgit wi murther bi the militar-backit Caretaker govrenment durin the 2006-2008 Bangladeshi poleetical creesis, when the generals imponit a state o emergency. She returned as Prime Meenister efter a landslide victory for the Awami League-led Grand Alliance in 2008, when they teuk twa-thirds o the seats in pairlament.

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Poleetical offices
Precedit bi
Muhammad Habibur Rahman
Prime Meenister o Bangladesh
Succeedit bi
Latifur Rahman
Precedit bi
Fakhruddin Ahmed
Prime Meenister o Bangladesh