Motiur Rahman Nizami


Age: 73

Bangladeshi politician, preacher and convicted war criminal who was the Member of Parliament of Pabna constituency from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2006, who also served as the Bangladeshi Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Industry and was frequently listed on The 500 Most Influential Muslims, but who was convicted and sentenced to death for war crimes by the International Crimes of Tribunal of Bangladesh in October 2014 after it has been considered that he was the supreme commander of the militia group Al-Badr during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and became the last high-profile suspect to be tried for war crimes.

Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

Born: March 31, 1943

Died: May 11, 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh