Pervez Musharraf

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Pervez Musharraf
Pervez Musharraf 2004.jpg
Musharraf in November 2004
10th Preses o Pakistan
In office
20 Juin 2001 – 18 August 2008
Prime Meenister Zafarullah Khan Jamali
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain
Shaukat Aziz
Muhammad Mian Soomro
Yousaf Raza Gillani
Precedit bi Muhammad Rafiq Tarar
Succeeded by Muhammad Mian Soomro (Acting)
Chief Executive o Pakistan
In office
12 October 1999 – 21 November 2002
Preses Muhammad Rafiq Tarar
Precedit bi Nawaz Sharif (Prime Meenister)
Succeeded by Zafarullah Khan Jamali (Prime Meenister)
Meenister o Defence
In office
12 October 1999 – 23 October 2002
Precedit bi Nawaz Sharif
Succeeded by Rao Sikandar Iqbal
Chief o Airmy Staff
In office
6 October 1998 – 28 November 2007
Precedit bi Jehangir Karamat
Succeeded by Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
Chairman o the Jynt Chiefs o Staff Committee
In office
8 October 1997 – 7 October 2001
Precedit bi Jehangir Karamat
Succeeded by Aziz Khan
Personal details
Born 11 August 1943 (1943-08-11) (age 71)
Delhi, Breetish Indie
Poleetical pairty Pakistan Muslim League-
Quaid
(Afore 2010)
Aw Pakistan Muslim League (2010–present)
Spoose(s) Sehba Musharraf
Childer Ayla
Bilal
Alma mater Forman Christian College
Pakistan Militar Academy
Command an Staff College
Naitional Defence Varsity
Ryal College o Defence Studies
Releegion Islam
Military service
Nickname(s) "Cowboy", "Mush"
Allegiance  Pakistan
Service/branch  Pakistan Airmy
Years o service 1964–2007
Rank US-O10 insignia.svg General
Unit Airmy Regiment o Artillery
Commands I Corps
Speicial Services Group
XII Corps
Battles/wars Indo-Pakistani War o 1965
Indo-Pakistani War o 1971
Siachen conflict
Kargil War
Ceevil war in Afghanistan (1996–2001)
1999 Pakistani coup d'état
2001–2002 Indie-Pakistan staundaff
War in North-Wast Pakistan
Awairds Order of Excellence Nishan-e-Imtiaz.png Nishan-e-Imtiaz
Medal of Good Conduct Tamgha-e-Basalat.png Tamgha-e-Basalat
Star of Good Conduct Sitara-e-Basalat.png Imtiazi Sanad
Ordine del Re Abd al-Aziz.png Order o al-Saud

Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: پرویز مشرف; born 11 August 1943) is a retired fower-star general an a politeecian who wis broucht tae pouer through a militar coup d'état in 1999. He served as the tenth Preses o Pakistan frae 2001 till 2008. Prior tae that, he wis the 13t Chief o Airmy Staff frae October 1998 till November 2007, an wis also the tenth Chairman o the Jynt Chiefs o Staff Committee o Pakistan Airmed Forces frae 1998 till 2001. Commissioned frae the Pakistan Airmy in 1964, Musharraf rose tae naitional prominence efter bein appointit a fower-star general in October 1998 bi then-Prime Meenister Nawaz Sharif. Musharraf wis the mastermind an strategic field commander ahind the Kargil infiltration. Previously, Musharraf played a vital role in the Afghan ceevil war, baith assistin the peace negotiations an attemptin tae end the bloodshed in the kintra. Efter months o contentious relations wi Prime Meenister Sharif, Musharraf wis broucht tae pouer through a militar coup d'état in 1999, subsequently placin the Prime meenister unner a strict hoose-arrest afore movin him tae Adiala Jail in Punjab Province.

Wi Aziz havin completit his term, an the suspension o the Chief Justice in 2007, Musharraf dramatically fell frae pouer in 2008, tenderin his resignation o the presidency efter facin potential impeachment, led bi the electit opposition parties. Musharraf then lived in self-imposed exile in Lunnon for fower years, returnin tae Pakistan on 24 March 2013, in order tae participate in the upcomin general elections, despite receivin daith threats frae the Taliban. Whilst absent frae Pakistan, the kintra's courts issued arrest warrants for baith Musharraf an Aziz, for their alleged involvement in the assassination o Benazir Bhutto an Akbar Bugti. He wis disqualified frae takin pairt in the 2013 election bi Heich Court judges in Aprile 2013.[1]

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