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Amin, Hafizullah

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 1979 AD
Nationality: Afghan
Categories: Head of State, Presidents

1929 – Born on August 1st in Paghman, Afghanistan.

1962 – Graduated from Columbia University in New York where he received his Masters degree.

1965 – Returned to Afghanistan before completing his Ph.D to join the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA), he became a prominent member of the Marxist Khalq (People) faction.

1979 – He was elected as the President of Afghanistan.

         – He became the Prime Minister of Afghanistan on March 27th.

         – He was executed by the Soviet Army on December 27th in Kabul, Afghanistan.