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Farooq Leghari

1940 - 2010

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Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari (English IPA: fɑrukʰ æɦmæd ləɡhərɪ̈) (Balochi, Saraiki, Urdu: سردار فاروق احمد خان لغاری‎; 29 May 1940 – 20 October 2010), was a Pakistani politician who served as the eighth president of Pakistan from 14 November 1993 until resigning on 2 December 1997. He is the first Baloch to have been elected as president. Born into a Baloch tribal and influential feudal family, Leghari was educated at Aitchison College, the Forman Christian College in Pakistan, and St Catherine's College, Oxford in United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farooq Leghari has received more than 292,269 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Farooq Leghari is the 11,995th most popular politician (down from 11,643rd in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 62nd in 2019) and the 27th most popular Pakistani Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Farooq Leghari ranks 11,995 out of 15,710Before him are Mulayam Singh Yadav, Emil Welti, Lucius Aelius Lamia, Carlos Roberto Reina, Levy Mwanawasa, and Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman. After him are Princess Marie Anne of Saxe-Altenburg, Todor Burmov, Sushil Koirala, Ricardo Leoncio Elías Arias, Ivan Babushkin, and Spyridon Athanasopoulos.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Farooq Leghari ranks 300Before him are Sue Grafton, Jean Clair, Amjad Khan, Władysław Komar, José de Anchieta Fontana, and Gheorghe Gruia. After him are Ignacio Milam Tang, Jean-Claude Andruet, David Jason, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Pauline Collins, and Zhanna Prokhorenko. Among people deceased in 2010, Farooq Leghari ranks 237Before him are Anneliese Rothenberger, Azzeddine Laraki, Roy Ward Baker, Tomás Eloy Martínez, Charles Mackerras, and Herb Ellis. After him are Trevor Taylor, Ingrid Pitt, Olga Guillot, Brita Borg, Hans van Mierlo, and Enrique Morente.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Farooq Leghari ranks 63 out of 158Before him are Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948), L. K. Advani (1927), Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1911), Muhammad Rafiq Tarar (1929), Amjad Khan (1940), and Gulzar (1934). After him are Kader Khan (1937), Vinod Khanna (1946), Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry (1904), Raaj Kumar (1926), Duleep Singh (1838), and Bahlul Lodi (1406).

Among POLITICIANS In Pakistan

Among politicians born in Pakistan, Farooq Leghari ranks 27Before him are Raja Dahir (663), Nawaz Sharif (1949), I. K. Gujral (1919), Shehbaz Sharif (1951), L. K. Advani (1927), and Muhammad Rafiq Tarar (1929). After him are Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry (1904), Duleep Singh (1838), Bahlul Lodi (1406), Muhammad Khan Junejo (1932), Yousaf Raza Gillani (1952), and Muhammad Mian Soomro (1950).