Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

President of Pakistan
Born Jan 5, 1928
Hometown Larkana
Died Apr 4, 1979
Death Place Punjab, Pakistan
Political Party Pakistan People's...
Religion Shia Islam
Alma Mater Bachelor of Scien...

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was a Pakistani politician and statesman who served as the 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977, and prior to that as the 4th President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973. He was also the founder of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and served as its chairman until his execution in 1979.… Read More

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1928 Birth Born on January 5, 1928.


1947 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1947, Bhutto was admitted to the University of Southern California to study political science. … Read More


1950 - 1951 2 More Events
1953 25 Years Old Their first child, his daughter Benazir, was born in 1953.
1954 26 Years Old She was followed by Murtaza in 1954, a second daughter, Sanam, in 1957, and the youngest child, Shahnawaz Bhutto, in 1958. … Read More
1957 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1957, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto became the youngest member of Pakistan's delegation to the United Nations.


1958 - 1963 7 More Events
1965 37 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1965, Bhutto's friend Munir Ahmad Khan had notified the status of Indian nuclear programme and an ambitious intention to build a nuclear weapon, which it did in 1974 (see Operation Smiling Buddha), Bhutto, in 1965, reportedly saying, unofficially: … Read More
1966 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Initially denying the rumours, Bhutto resigned in June 1966 and expressed strong opposition to Ayub's regime.
He founded the PPP in 1967, contesting general elections held by President Yahya Khan in 1970. … Read More


1969 - 1970 2 More Events
1971 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Bhutto was handed over the presidency in December 1971 and emergency rule was imposed. … Read More
…  On 2 January 1972 Bhutto announced the nationalisation of all major industries, including iron and steel, heavy engineering, heavy electricals, petrochemicals, cement and public utilities. … Read More
Domestically, Bhutto's reign saw parliament unanimously approve a new constitution in 1973, upon which he appointed Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry President and switched to the newly empowered office of Prime Minister. … Read More
…  In 1974, Bhutto hosted the second Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in 1974 where he delegated and invited leaders from the Muslim world to Lahore, Punjab Province of Pakistan. … Read More
1976 48 Years Old During the course of 1976 presidential election, Carter was elected as U.S. President, and his very inaugural speech Carter announced the determination to seek the ban of nuclear weapons. … Read More
On 3 July 1977, then-Major-General K.M. Arif secretly met with Bhutto on emergence, revealing the planning of coup has been taking in the General Combatant Headquarters (GHQ). … Read More


When Bhutto began his testimony on 25 January 1978, Chief Justice Maulvi Mushtaq closed the courtroom to all observers. … Read More
…  He was also the founder of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and served as its chairman until his execution in 1979.
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