Rahimuddin Khan
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Rahimuddin Khan

Governor + General + President
Male
Born Jul 21, 1926
Age 88
Hometown Qaimganj
Alma Mater Jamia Millia Islamia

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 and martial law administrator 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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CHILDHOOD

1926 Birth Born on July 21, 1926.

TWENTIES

1947 20 Years Old Rahimuddin opted for Pakistan during Partition in 1947, enrolling in the Pakistan Army as the first Gentleman Cadet of the Pakistan Military Academy.
1953 26 Years Old As captain, he helped enforce martial law in Lahore during the 1953 Lahore riots. … Read More

THIRTIES

1965 38 Years Old He was hospitalized months before the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 with a broken ankle.

FORTIES

1969 42 Years Old In 1969, he was appointed sub-martial law administrator to Hyderabad by General Yahya Khan.
1973 46 Years Old 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.
1975 48 Years Old Rahimuddin then served as Chief Instructor at the Armed Forces War College at the then National Defence College, Rawalpindi until 1975. … Read More
1976 49 Years Old As Lieutenant-General, he became Commander II Corps in Multan in 1976.

FIFTIES

1977 50 Years Old 1 More Event
He refused heading Inter-Services Intelligence in 1977, and was made Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1984. … Read More
1978 51 Years Old Lieutenant-General Rahimuddin Khan was appointed Martial Law Administrator of Balochistan before becoming Governor on September 16, 1978. … Read More
1981 54 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 57 Years Old …  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.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1987 60 Years Old Forty million dollars (USD) were committed by the end of 1987, by which time Rahimuddin had resigned.
1988 61 Years Old 1 More Event
Rahimuddin later served as Governor of Sindh in 1988, from which he also resigned. … Read More
1998 71 Years Old Rahimuddin Khan additionally oversaw the construction of nuclear test sites in Chaghai where tests were conducted under Nawaz Sharif in 1998. … Read More
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