Famous Pakistani Military Leaders

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 1 Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf
Birthdate: August 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Daryaganj, New Delhi

Pervez Musharraf is a former Pakistani President and army chief who overthrew his country’s elected government in a coup to assume power as its chief executive. Kargil infiltration, confrontation with India and a steep rise in Pakistan’s GDP marked the presidency of the now-retired four-star general. He was awarded capital punishment for treason, but the court order was annulled later.

 2 Yahya Khan

Yahya Khan
Famous As: Former President of Pakistan
Birthdate: February 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Punjab, Pakistan
Died: August 10, 1980

A descendant of Persian ruler Nāder Shah, Yahya Khan started his career as a military man during World War II. At 34, following his participation in Pakistan’s war against India over Kashmir, he became Pakistan’s youngest brigadier general. He took over as the president in 1969 and imposed martial law.

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 3 Tikka Khan

Tikka Khan
Birthdate: July 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rawalpindi
Died: March 28, 2002

 4 Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi

Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi
Famous As: military personnel
Birthdate: 1915 AD
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: February 1, 2004

 5 Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jhelum

 6 Baitullah Mehsud

Baitullah Mehsud
Famous As: politician
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Bannu District
Died: August 5, 2009