Famous Afghan Presidents

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Mohammad Najibullah
(President of Afghanistan (1987-92))

Mohammad Najibullah
Birthdate: August 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gardez, Afghanistan
Died: September 27, 1996

Mohammad Najibullah was an Afghan politician. From 1987 to 1992, he served as the president of Afghanistan before resigning in 1992. Throughout his tenure as president and leader of Afghanistan, Najibullah preferred nationalism over socialism, abolished the one-party state, and made Islam an official religion. In 1996, he was publicly hanged by the Taliban after they captured Kabul.

Ashraf Ghani
(2nd and Last President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan)

Ashraf Ghani
Birthdate: May 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Logar, Afghanistan

Afghan politician, academic, and economist Ashraf Ghani is currently serving as the president of Afghanistan. This is his second term. Previously, he held the office of minister of finance. Prior to joining politics, he was a professor of anthropology at numerous institutions. He is also one of the co-founders of the NGO the Institute for State Effectiveness.


Nur Muhammad Taraki
Birthdate: July 15, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nawa, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
Died: October 8, 1979
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Sibghatullah Mojaddedi
(Acting President of Afghanistan (April 1992 - June 1992))

Sibghatullah Mojaddedi
Birthdate: September 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: February 11, 2019