Abdul Latif or Nawab Abdul Latif was a nineteenth-century educator and social worker in Bengal, later Bangladesh. He was also known as Nawab Abdool Luteef. His title was Nawab. This title was awarded in 1880by the British. Abdul Lateef was one of the first Muslims in nineteenth century of India to squeeze the idea of renovation.
Abdul Latif was born in 1828 at the village of Rajapur in Faridpur District of present Bangladesh. His father’s name is Fakir Mahmud. He was a lawyer in the civil court of Kolkata. Abdul Latif acquired the highest degree in English, French and Arabic language from Calcutta Madrassah. This institute is known as the Aliah University now.
Abdul Latif started his career as a teacher at Dhaka Collegiate School in 1846. In 1847, he was allotted by the government as helper of the Ameers of Sindh. In Calcutta Madrassa was opened for reporting training in English during 1847. In the next year Abdul Latif was appointed as a professor here. He was selected as a member of the Bengal Management Council in 1862. He was appointed as justice of the peace of Calcutta Corporation in 1865.
Nawab Abdul Latif was founded the Mohammedan Literary Society in 1863. The British government, in respect of his meritorious services had honored him several times. Viceroy Lord Lytton awarded upon him the title of Khan Bahadur in 1877. In April 1880 he was highly titled of Nawab. On the instance of Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, he was awarded as “Nawab Bahadur.
This notable person has died on 10th July in 1893. His was reaching include working to turn Hindu College into Presidency College. He also built various educational institutes, including Rajshahi Madrasah. Abdul Latif was established of Muslim renovation. He committed his full life to removing this self-negative injustice from their minds.