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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

1928 - 1979

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Sindhi: ذوالفقار علي ڀٽو‎; Urdu: ذُوالفِقار علی بُھٹّو‎‎; 5 January 1928 – 4 April 1979) was a Pakistani barrister and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977, and prior to that as the fourth President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973. He was also the founder of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and served as its chairman until his execution in 1979.Born in modern-day Sindh and educated at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Oxford, Bhutto trained as a barrister at Lincoln's Inn, before entering politics as one of President Iskander Mirza's cabinet members, and was assigned several ministries during President Ayub Khan's military rule from 1958. Appointed Foreign Minister in 1963, Bhutto was a proponent of Operation Gibraltar in Kashmir, leading to war with India in 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto has received more than 2,700,358 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is the 3,046th most popular politician (down from 2,777th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Pakistan (up from 17th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Pakistani Politician.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was also the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ranks 3,046 out of 15,710. Before him are Stefan Uroš V, Sima Shi, Abaoji, Grigory Orlov, Samudragupta, and Sun Hao. After him are Anastasio Somoza García, Hiram I, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Charles the Younger, Harald Gille, and Menelik I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ranks 51Before him are Maya Angelou, Manfred Gerlach, Jim Lovell, Manfred Rommel, Jacques Rivette, and James Ivory. After him are Francesco Cossiga, Karlheinz Böhm, Desmond Morris, Reynaldo Bignone, Adam West, and Arnold Rüütel. Among people deceased in 1979, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ranks 35Before him are Sonia Delaunay, Bertil Ohlin, Werner Forssmann, Mary Pickford, Jean Seberg, and Robert Burns Woodward. After him are Peggy Guggenheim, Edvard Kardelj, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Feodor Lynen, and Pier Luigi Nervi.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ranks 16 out of 158. Before him are Pāṇini (-500), Benazir Bhutto (1953), Vasubandhu (400), Asanga (300), Kanishka (78), and Abdus Salam (1926). After him are Dev Anand (1923), Raj Kapoor (1924), Har Gobind Khorana (1922), Aga Khan III (1877), Muhammad bin Tughluq (1290), and Manmohan Singh (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In Pakistan

Among politicians born in Pakistan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ranks 7Before him are Akbar (1542), Shah Jahan (1592), Porus (-400), Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876), Benazir Bhutto (1953), and Kanishka (78). After him are Aga Khan III (1877), Muhammad bin Tughluq (1290), Manmohan Singh (1932), Ranjit Singh (1780), Imran Khan (1952), and Eucratides I (-170).