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Sharif, [Mian Muhammad] Nawaz

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Pakistani
Categories: Political Leader


Pakistani politician


chief minister of Punjab 1988-1990


prime minister of Pakistan 1990-1993, 1997-1999


in response to nuclear tests by India, oversaw test detonations of several nuclear devices 1998, establishing Pakistan as a nuclear weapons state


overthrown by Pervez Musharraf in bloodless military coup 1999


sentenced to life imprisonment for hijacking 2000 (jail sentenced commuted to exile)


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