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Zia ul Haq, Mohammadlocked

(1922–1988)
  • Ian Talbot

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Zia ul Haq, Mohammad (1922–1988), president of Pakistan, was born on 12 August 1922 in Jullundur in the pre-partition Punjab province of British India. He was born into a lower-middle-class Arain family. This was not the martial caste background from which the Indian army traditionally drew its Punjabi Muslim recruits. ...

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