Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister of Bangladesh (1996–2001, 2009–present)

Sheikh Hasina Wazed (Bengali: শেখ হাসিনা; born September 28, 1947) is a Bangladeshi politician. She is the 10th and current Prime Minister of Bangladesh. She has been the President of the Bangladesh Awami League, a major political party, since 1981. She is the oldest of five children of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Hasina also held the office, from 1996 to 2001.[1]

Sheikh Hasina
শেখ হাসিনা
Sheikh Hasina - 2009.jpg
Prime Minister of Bangladesh
In office
6 January 2009 – present
PresidentIajuddin Ahmed
Zillur Rahman
Abdul Hamid
Preceded byFakhruddin Ahmed (caretaker government)
In office
23 June 1996 – 15 July 2001
PresidentAbdur Rahman Biswas
Shahabuddin Ahmed
Preceded byMuhammad Habibur Rahman (Acting)
Succeeded byLatifur Rahman (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1947-09-28) 28 September 1947 (age 75)
Tungipara, East Pakistan
(now Bangladesh)
Political partyAwami League
Grand Alliance (2008–present)
Spouse(s)Wazed Miah (1968–2009)
Alma materEden College
University of Dhaka


  1. "Sheikh Hasina Wajed". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-06-17.

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