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Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif

Profession: Prime Minister of Pakistan

Nationality:
Pakistan
Pakistani

Why Famous: Prime Minister of Pakistan three times between 1990 and 1993, 1997 and 1999 and 2013 and 2017.

Born: December 25, 1949
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Age: 71 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Historical Events

  • 1993-07-18 Afghan President Ishaq Khan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign
  • 1999-10-12 Pervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan from Nawaz Sharif through a bloodless coup
  • 2007-09-10 Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
  • 2013-06-05 Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • 2017-07-28 Pakistan Supreme Court rules corruption accusations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif enough to remove him from office

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