Benazir Bhutto
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Benazir Bhutto

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Birthday
21, 1953
Birthplace
Karachi, Pakistan
Death Date
Dec 27, 2007 (54)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1953
Birthplace
Karachi, Pakistan
Death Date
Dec 27, 2007 (54)

About

11th Prime Minister of Pakistan who, in 1988, became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state. She was assassinated in a bombing in Pakistan after spending nine years in self-exile.

Before Fame

She saw her father challenge the country's entrenched military leadership - and pay for it with his life and her freedom.

Trivia

She was elected Prime Minister twice and twice she was thrown out of office on corruption charges.

Family Life

Her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was also a prime minister, and was deposed in a military coup.

Associated With

Like Indira Gandhi, she was assassinated by extremists within her own country.