Pervez Musharraf

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Pervez Musharraf
Musharraf in November 2004
10th Preses o Pakistan
In office
20 Juin 2001 – 18 August 2008
Prime MeenisterZafarullah Khan Jamali
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain
Shaukat Aziz
Muhammad Mian Soomro
Yousaf Raza Gillani
Precedit biMuhammad Rafiq Tarar
Succeedit biMuhammad Mian Soomro (Acting)
Chief Executive o Pakistan
In office
12 October 1999 – 21 November 2002
PresesMuhammad Rafiq Tarar
Precedit biNawaz Sharif (Prime Meenister)
Succeedit biZafarullah Khan Jamali (Prime Meenister)
Meenister o Defence
In office
12 October 1999 – 23 October 2002
Precedit biNawaz Sharif
Succeedit biRao Sikandar Iqbal
Chief o Airmy Staff
In office
6 October 1998 – 28 November 2007
Precedit biJehangir Karamat
Succeedit biAshfaq Parvez Kayani
Chairman o the Jynt Chiefs o Staff Committee
In office
8 October 1997 – 7 October 2001
Precedit biJehangir Karamat
Succeedit biAziz Khan
Personal details
Born11 August 1943(1943-08-11)
Delhi, Breetish Indie (nou Indie)
Dee'd5 Februar 2023 (aged 79)
Dubai, Unitit Arab Emirates
Poleetical pairtyPakistan Muslim League-
(Afore 2010)
Aw Pakistan Muslim League (2010–present)
Spoose(s)Sehba Musharraf
Alma materForman Christian College
Pakistan Militar Academy
Command an Staff College
Naitional Defence Varsity
Ryal College o Defence Studies
Awairds Nishan-e-Imtiaz
Imtiazi Sanad
Order o al-Saud
Militar service
Eikname(s)"Cowboy", "Mush"
Allegiance Pakistan
Service/brainch Pakistan Airmy
Years o service1964–2007
Rank General
UnitAirmy Regiment o Artillery
CommandsI Corps
Speicial Services Group
XII Corps
Battles/warsIndo-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

Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: پرویز مشرف‎; born 11 August 1943; deed 5 Februar 2023) wis a fower-star general an a politeecian who wis broucht tae pouer throu 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 an aa 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 throu 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 Mairch 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 reest warrants for baith Musharraf an Aziz, for thair 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]

Musharraf dee'd in Dubai on 5 Februar 2023, agit 79, efter a lang illness.

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  1. "Musharraf disqualified from Pakistan election". 3 News NZ. 17 Apryle 2013. Archived frae the original on 17 Apryle 2014. Retrieved 22 Apryle 2013.