Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq

Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq

Birth
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Death 17 Aug 1988 (aged 64)
Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
Burial Karachi, Karachi District, Sindh, Pakistan
Plot Right beside the King Faisal Mosque
Memorial ID 10556576 · View Source
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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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  • 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, Karachi District, Sindh, Pakistan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .