Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is known as 'Father of Nation' of Bangladesh. He was the founding leader of Bangladesh. He served twice as the country's President and was its strongman premier between 1972 and 1975. Rahman was the leader of the Awami League. He is popularly known as the Bangabandhu (Friend of Bengal). He is credited as the central figure in Bangladesh's liberation movement and is considered the founding father of Bangladesh.