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 Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq

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Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq

  • Birth 12 Aug 1924 Jalandhar, Punjab, India
  • Death 17 Aug 1988 Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
  • Burial Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Plot Right beside the King Faisal Mosque
  • Memorial ID 10556576

Pakistan President. A noted military personality Ul-Haq served as a general and a major general in the cabinet of Zulifikar Ali Bhutto, who served as Pakistan's Prime Minister and President. In 1977 though Ul-Haq ousted Bhutto during a military coup, naming himself as President of Pakistan. In 1979 Ul-Haq had Bhutto hanged. Ul-Haq served as President of Pakistan from 1977 until his death on August 17, 1988. Ul-Haq was assassinated along with United States Ambasassador to Pakistan, Arnold Raphel and Brigadier General Herbert N. Wassom when a bomb exploded on there plane in mid-air, on August 17, 1988.

Bio by: Peterborough K


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 4 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10556576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq (12 Aug 1924–17 Aug 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10556576, citing General Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq Mausoleum, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .