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11th Prime Minister of Pakistan who, in 1988, became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state. She was assassinated in a bombing in Pakistan after spending nine years in self-exile.
Her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was also a prime minister, and was deposed in a military coup.
How did Benazir Bhutto die?
Benazir Bhutto's death was caused by assassination.
|Cause of death||Assassination|
|Age of death||54 years|
|Birthday||June 21, 1953|
|Death date||December 27, 2007|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I was a very shy girl who led an insulated life; it was only when I came to Oxford, and to Harvard before that, that suddenly I saw the power of people. I didn’t know such a power existed, I saw people criticising their own president; you couldn’t do that in Pakistan – you’d be thrown in prison.Benazir Bhutto
The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes.Benazir Bhutto
Pakistan’s future viability, stability and security lie in empowering its people and building political institutions. My goal is to prove that the fundamental battle for the hearts and minds of a generation can be accomplished only under democracy.Benazir Bhutto
Whatever my aims and agendas were, I never asked for power.Benazir Bhutto
I am planning to return and contest the October elections in Pakistan.Benazir Bhutto