Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

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Birthday
8, 1892
Birthplace
India
DEATH DATE
Dec 5, 1963 (71)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1892
Birthplace
India
DEATH DATE
Dec 5, 1963 (71)

About

The 5th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1956 to 1957, who was known for his leftist liberal views, and for being the first Pakistani leader to visit China. He was forced to resign after his policies in aid distribution and nationalization came under fire.

Before Fame

He obtained a B.S. in Mathematics from St. Xavier's College in 1910 before starting his practice at Calcutta High Court.

Trivia

He opposed the partition of India and Pakistan and supported an independent, united Bengal as the Head of the Government of Bengal.

Family Life

His older brother, Shahid Suhrawardy, is the co-founder of Pakistan PEN Miscellenay.

Associated With

He worked closely with Chittaranjan Das during the Indian independence movement.

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