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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, president and prime minister of Pakistan in the 1970s and father to Benazir Bhutto, founded the Pakistan People’s Party and was executed.
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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was born on January 5, 1928, in Larkana, Pakistan. In 1967, he founded the Pakistan People’s Party. He was president of Pakistan 1971–1973 and prime minister 1973–1977. In 1971 he refused to give East Pakistan autonomy, resulting in a civil war and the forming of Bangladesh. On April 4, 1979, he was executed in Punjab, Pakistan, after being overthrown by General Zia’s military coup.
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