Murtaza Bhutto

Pakistani Politician
Born Sep 18, 1954

Mir Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto, PhD, was a Pakistani public socialite and left-wing intellectual . The elder son of the former Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and First Lady Nusrat Bhutto, Murtaza Bhutto was fatally and publicly shot dead in a controversial Sindh Police encounter along with his six close confident on 20 September 1996, during the second government of Benazir Bhutto— Murtaza Bhutto's eldest sister.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born on September 18, 1954.


1972 17 Years Old In 1972, Murtaza went off to Harvard University where he took his bachelor's degree. … Read More


1976 21 Years Old In 1976, Bhutto graduated with his thesis entitled "Modicum of Harmony". … Read More
Murtaza had been in Pakistan until Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's government was overthrown on 5 July 1977. … Read More


1993 38 Years Old He returned to Pakistan in 1993 and was arrested for terrorism on the orders of his sister, then-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. … Read More


After increasing tensions between the two, he was shot dead along with six associates in a police encounter near his home in Karachi on 20 September 1996. … Read More
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