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Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

Prime Minister of Pakistan

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was a Pakistani left-wing statesman of Bengali origin, and one of the principal of modern-day Pakistan. Appointed as the fifth Prime minister of Pakistan in 1956, Suhrawardy headed Pakistan until 1957, and was a close associate of Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Liaquat Ali Khan, first Prime minister of Pakistan.… Read More

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1892 Birth Suhrawardy was born on 8 September 1892 to a Muslim family in the town of Midnapore, now in West Bengal. … Read More


1910 17 Years Old Suhrawardy attended the St. Xavier's College, where he obtained B.S. in Mathematics in 1910, later he was admitted at the department of arts of the University of Calcutta.


1913 20 Years Old In 1913, he gained MA in Arabic language and won a scholarship to proceed his education abroad. … Read More
1920 27 Years Old In 1920, Suhrawardy married Begum Niaz Fatima, daughter of Sir Abdur Rahim, the then home minister of the Bengal Province of British India and later President of India's Central Legislative Assembly. … Read More
1921 28 Years Old Suhrawardy returned to the subcontinent in 1921 as a practising barrister of the Calcutta High Court. … Read More


1923 30 Years Old He played a major role in signing the Bengal Pact in 1923.
1924 31 Years Old Suhrawardy became the Deputy Mayor of the Calcutta Corporation at the age of 31 in 1924, and the Deputy Leader of the Swaraj Party in the Provincial Assembly.
1925 32 Years Old However, following the death of Chittaranjan Das in 1925, he began to disassociate himself with the Swaraj Party and eventually joined Muslim League. … Read More


1940 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Ahmed Suhrawardy died from pneumonia whilst he was a student in London in 1940. … Read More


1943 50 Years Old He was the Minister responsible during the Midnapore (Bengal) famine of 1943, but did little to relieve it. … Read More
1946 53 Years Old In 1946, Suhrawardy established and headed a Muslim League government in Bengal. … Read More
1947 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In a press conference held in Delhi on April 27, 1947 Suhrawardy presented his plan for a united and independent Bengal and Abul Hashim issued a similar statement in Calcutta on April 29. … Read More


In 1956, Suhrawardy won the slot of Prime minister and was hastily appointed as fifth Prime Minister by President Iskander Mirza after the surprise resignation of Chaudhry Muhammad Ali. … Read More
1957 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Such moves led to a threat of dismissal looming over Suhrawardy's head, and he resigned in 1957.
1958 65 Years Old Surawardy was ousted by the junior leadership of Awami League and Maulana Bhashani also left the party to ally with the Right-wing sphere of the country. Suhrawardy decided to form the National Democratic Front (now Pakistan Democratic Party) with another founding father of Pakistan Nurul Amin in 1958. … Read More
1963 70 Years Old 1 More Event
He had been a chronic heart patient and died in Lebanon in 1963 due to a cardiac arrest. … Read More
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