Najibullah [Ahmadzai]

Born: 1947 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 49 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: None


Afghan physician and Communist politician

 

joined Afghan Communist Party 1965

 

president of Afghanistan 1986-1992

 

following withdrawal of Soviet troops 1989, formally renounced Communism and sought alliance with nationalists

 

overthrown by rebels

 

lived in official exile at UN compound in Kabul 1992-1996

 

captured and killed by Taliban rebels

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