Sajeeb Wazed

Bangladeshi Politician
Born Jul 27, 1971

Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed, also known as Sajeeb Wazed Joy, is an IT professional who was selected by World Economic Forum as one of the 250 Young Global Leaders of the World. He is the son of Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh and the grandson of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Bangladesh. Wazed married Kristine Ann Overmire on October 26, 2002. They also had a baby girl. There is a rumor that Kristin has devorced him.… Read More

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  • 'minus 2' Met Messy Fate Daily Star Online
    Google News - Sep 15, 2011
  • Pm Hosts Iftar For War Injured Financial Express Bangladesh
    Google News - Aug 03, 2011
  • Joy Turns 40 Bangladesh News 24 Hours
    Google News - Jul 27, 2011
  • Nearly 12,000 Are Arrested In Roundup In Bangladesh
    NYTimes - Jun 05, 2008


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1971 Birth Wazed was born during the Bangladesh Liberation War on 27 July 1971 to nuclear scientist Dr. M. A. Wazed Miah and Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the daughter of nationalist leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. … Read More
1975 3 Years Old In August 1975, Wazed, his parents and aunt escaped the assassination of the Mujib family during a military coup by junior army officers. … Read More
1981 9 Years Old After returning to Bangladesh in 1981, his mother assumed the presidency of the Awami League and spearheaded the campaign for the restoration of democracy, along with her arch-rival Khaleda Zia. … Read More


2002 30 Years Old Wazed married Kristine Ann Overmire on October 26, 2002. … Read More
2004 32 Years Old In 2004, Sajeeb Wazed visited Bangladesh amid speculations that he would be taking up the Sheikh family's political mantle. … Read More
2007 35 Years Old In 2007, Wazed was selected by the World Economic Forum in Davos as one of the "250 Young Global Leaders of the World". The forum cited his role as Advisor to the President of the Bangladesh Awami League. During the 2006–2008 Bangladeshi political crisis and Minus Two controversy, both Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia were arrested by the military backed interim government on charges of corruption and "anti-state" activities. … Read More
2009 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Wazed gave an interview to the BBC in February, 2009 in the aftermath of the violent Bangladesh Rifles mutiny. … Read More
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