Rahimuddin Khan

Rahimuddin Khan

Pakistani General
Born Jul 21, 1926

Rahimuddin Khan Afridi is a retired four-star general of the Pakistan Army. He was the fourth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, from 1984 to 1987, and the longest-serving Governor of Balochistan, from 1978 to when he resigned in 1984. He was involved in ending the 1973-1977 operation in Balochistan and pursuing new development, as well as allegedly suppressing incoming Mujahideen during the Soviet war in Afghanistan.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born on July 21, 1924.


1947 22 Years Old He opted for Pakistan during independence in 1947, enrolled as Gentleman Cadet-1 of the Pakistan Military Academy.
1953 28 Years Old As captain, he helped enforce martial law in Lahore during the 1953 Lahore riots.


1965 40 Years Old He attended Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Command and Staff College in Quetta. He was hospitalized months before the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 with a broken ankle.
1969 44 Years Old In 1969, he was appointed sub-martial law administrator to Hyderabad.


1975 50 Years Old He was Chief Instructor at the Armed Forces War College at the then National Defence College, Rawalpindi until 1975. … Read More
1976 51 Years Old As Lieutenant-General, he became Commander II Corps in Multan in 1976.
1977 52 Years Old …  He also consolidated the then-contentious integration of Gwadar into Balochistan, notified as a district in 1977. … Read More
1981 56 Years Old In March 1981, the Al-Zulfikar terrorist organization led by Murtaza Bhutto hijacked a Pakistan International Airlines airplane from Karachi to Kabul. … Read More
1984 59 Years Old He was made Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1984.


1987 62 Years Old He retired in 1987.
1988 63 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He also served as the 16th Governor of Sindh in 1988. … Read More
1998 73 Years Old He also oversaw the construction of nuclear test sites in Chaghai where tests were conducted in 1998. … Read More
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