Iskander Mirza

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Birthday
13, 1898
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Nov 12, 1969 (70)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1898
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Nov 12, 1969 (70)

About

Politician and army officer who was the first President of Pakistan and served from 1956 until he was ousted by an army officer in 1958. He was an unpopular president who brought instability to his country.

Before Fame

He was a Major-General in the Pakistani Army.

Trivia

He is credited with bringing military influence to world politics after appointing the Army Chief as Chief Martial Law Administrator of Pakistan.

Family Life

He was married twice: once to Rifaat Begum, and once to Naheed Begum.

Associated With

He and Zulfikar Bhutto are both former Presidents of Pakistan.