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Pervez Musharraf
پرويز مشرف
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President of Pakistan(military dictator)
In office
20 June 2001 – 18 August 2008
Prime MinisterZafarullah Khan Jamali
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain
Shaukat Aziz
Muhammad Mian Soomro
Yousaf Raza Gillani
Preceded byMuhammad Rafiq Tarar
Succeeded byMuhammad Mian Soomro (acting)
Chief Executive of Pakistan
In office
12 October 1999 – 20 June 2001
PresidentMuhammad Rafiq Tarar
Preceded byNawaz Sharif
Succeeded byZafarullah Khan Jamali
Personal details
Born11 August 1943 (1943-08-11) (age 77)
Delhi, British Raj
Political partyPML-Q

General (retired) Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: پرويز مشرف) (born August 11, 1943) was a former military dictator and the twelfth President of Pakistan. Previously, he was Chief Executive of Pakistan as well as former Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army[1] and he took over power in Pakistan in 1999, by one day removing the then elected government of Mr Nawaz Sharif[source?]. He has charged with multiple murders in April 2013 and was given bail in October 2013. Then he was arrested again, and his trial is still going on in Pakistan.