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 Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq

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Mohammed Zia Ul-Haq Famous memorial

Birth
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Death
17 Aug 1988 (aged 64)
Islamabad, Islamabad Capital, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
Burial
Karachi, Karachi District, Sindh, Pakistan
Plot
Right beside the King Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan
Memorial ID
10556576 View Source

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.

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: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson

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