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Bhutto, Mir Murtaza

Born: 1954 AD
Died: 1996 AD
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Mir Murtaza Bhutto was the eldest son of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

1977 – He served as Prime Minister of Pakistan before being deposed by a military coup, headed by General Zia ul-Haq.

1979 – He was executed and started al-Zulfikar, whose goal was to overthrow the Zia regime, to avenge his father’s detention and execution.

1990 – Banished from Pakistan, Murtaza spent much of his life in exile in Syria, but returned to Pakistani politics.

1996 – After internal conflicts in the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), headed by Murtaza’s older sister Benazir, Murtaza was executed by Pakistani police in 1996 outside of his Karachi home.

       – He died on the 20th of September in Karachi, Pakistan.

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