Politics of any country is a reflection of its heritage, ideology and culture and Pakistan’s political system is no different. Having a distinctive combination of parliamentary, presidential and military system, Pakistan’s politics have been an embodiment of the country’s traditions and culture. A multi-party democracy, Pakistan has numerous parties who at different times have taken office and ruled the country through their varied governing methods. Pakistan has produced some of the world famous political leaders in the form of Liaquat Ali Khan, Muhammad Ayub Khan, Muhamad Zia ul Haq, Benazir Bhutto, Pervez Muharraf, Shaukat Aziz or current Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has taken office for a third time. Each of them and many others has exhibited strong nationalist emotions and has safeguarded Pakistan’s culture, either through democratic means or dictatorship. They all have been active in national politics and a central figure in the country’s administrative, political, economic and social reforms. They have moulded the country’s political institution to sync it with the significant advancement and modernization of the world. With this section, explore an extensive collection of biographies of some of the most popular Pakistani political leaders. Read in details about their life, works and career.
Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf
11 August 1943
Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876
Founder of Pakistan

Imran KhanImran Khan
05 October 1952
22nd PM of Pakistan

Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953

Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
01 October 1895
First Prime Minister of Pakistan
Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
02 November 1877
Political Leader

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Iskander MirzaIskander Mirza
15 November 1899
Former President of Pakistan

Huseyn Shaheed SuhrawardyHuseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
08 September 1892
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890
Political and Spiritual Leader
Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
19 October 1909
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Altaf HussainAltaf Hussain
17 September 1953

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Politician, Officer
Bilawal Bhutto ZardariBilawal Bhutto Zardari
21 September 1988

Maryam NawazMaryam Nawaz
28 October 1973
Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
20 April 1895
Financier, Politician

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
29 January 1904

Shehbaz SharifShehbaz Sharif
23 September 1951
Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
16 November 1897

Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist
Murtaza BhuttoMurtaza Bhutto
18 September 1954

Akbar BugtiAkbar Bugti
12 July 1927

Yousaf Raza GillaniYousaf Raza Gillani
09 June 1952
Journalist, Politician

Shah Mehmood QureshiShah Mehmood Qureshi
22 June 1956
Mamnoon HussainMamnoon Hussain
23 December 1940
Politician, Entrepreneur
Hafiz Muhammad SaeedHafiz Muhammad Saeed
10 March 1950
Politician, Terrorist

Marvi MemonMarvi Memon
21 August 1972

Ghulam Ishaq KhanGhulam Ishaq Khan
20 January 1915
Politician, Financier

Salmaan TaseerSalmaan Taseer
31 May 1944
politician, businessperson, entrepreneur,
Aamir Liaquat HussainAamir Liaquat Hussain
05 July 1971

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Shahnawaz BhuttoShahnawaz Bhutto
21 November 1958

Muhammad Zafarullah KhanMuhammad Zafarullah Khan
06 February 1893
Politician, Diplomat, Judge, Lawyer

Asma JahangirAsma Jahangir
27 January 1952
Human rights activist, Lawyer

Shah Nawaz BhuttoShah Nawaz Bhutto
1888 AD
Chaudhry Muhammad AliChaudhry Muhammad Ali
15 July 1905
Prime Minister

Ghulam Mustafa KharGhulam Mustafa Khar
1937 AD
Farooq LeghariFarooq Leghari
29 May 1940
Diplomat, Politician

Ishaq DarIshaq Dar
13 May 1950
Economist, Financier, Politician

Wasim SajjadWasim Sajjad
30 March 1941
Politician, Lawyer
Khawaja Muhammad AsifKhawaja Muhammad Asif
09 August 1949
Politician, Banker

Abdul Hafeez KardarAbdul Hafeez Kardar
17 January 1925
Ayub KhanAyub Khan
14 May 1907
Former President of Pakistan

Khurshid Mahmud KasuriKhurshid Mahmud Kasuri
19 June 1941
diplomat, politician, lawyer

Kalsoom Nawaz SharifKalsoom Nawaz Sharif
1950 AD
Pakistani Politician

Syed Mustafa KamalSyed Mustafa Kamal
27 December 1971

Ameen FaheemAmeen Faheem
04 August 1939
Nisar Ali KhanNisar Ali Khan
31 July 1954

Abdul Aziz GhaziAbdul Aziz Ghazi
1960 AD

Shaikh Rasheed AhmadShaikh Rasheed Ahmad
06 November 1950