Amin, Hafizullah

Born: Aug 01, 1917 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 62 years of age.

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.

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