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Sharif, [Mian Muhammad] Nawaz

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Pakistani
Categories: Political Leader

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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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