Pervez Musharraf

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Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: پرویز مشرف‎ Parvez Muśarraf; born 11 August 1943) is a Pakistani politician and a retired four-star general who became the tenth president of Pakistan after the successful military takeover of the federal government in 1999. He held the presidency from 2001 until 2008, when he tendered his resignation to avoid impeachment.Born in Delhi during the British Raj, Musharraf was raised in Karachi and Istanbul. He studied mathematics at Forman Christian College in Lahore and was also educated at the Royal College of Defence Studies in the United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pervez Musharraf has received more than 3,035,991 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,719th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Pervez Musharraf ranks 2,701 out of 14,801Before him are Tokugawa Hidetada, Palamedes, Erich Mielke, Bartolomeo Eustachi, John Buchan, and Seth-Peribsen. After him are Nectanebo II, Idomeneus of Crete, William V, Prince of Orange, Isma'il ibn Ahmad, Choummaly Sayasone, and Emperor Go-Mizunoo.

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Among people born in 1943, Pervez Musharraf ranks 47Before him are Mario Monti, Andreas Baader, Max Wright, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Peter Zumthor, and Gianni Rivera. After him are Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Klaus von Klitzing, Arthur B. McDonald, Mario Botta, Masaru Emoto, and Helmut Marko.

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In India

Among people born in India, Pervez Musharraf ranks 79 out of 848Before him are Sher Shah Suri (1486), Rajiv Gandhi (1944), Rajendra Prasad (1884), Tukaram (1608), Vātsyāyana (300), and Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775). After him are Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486), Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Maudgalyayana (-568), Satyendra Nath Bose (1894), Nathuram Godse (1910), and Shah Rukh Khan (1965).


Among politicians born in India, Pervez Musharraf ranks 25Before him are Razia Sultana (1205), Harsha (590), Sher Shah Suri (1486), Rajiv Gandhi (1944), Rajendra Prasad (1884), and Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775). After him are Maharana Pratap (1540), Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1924), Pranab Mukherjee (1935), Abdul Karim (1863), and Samudragupta (335).

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