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|Artist||unknown, provided by US Department of State as part of the album "Visit of his Excellency Liaquat Ali Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, to the United States of America, May 3 to May 26, 1950."|
|Credit||Missouri Digital Heritage|
|Desc||Begum Liaquat Ali Khan Meets President of MIT; image shows Liaquat Ali Khan, Mrs. Killian, Begum Liaquat Ali Khan, James Rhyne Killian (from left to right)|
Liaquat Ali Khan is ...
|Born||1 October 1896 in Karnal|
|Died||16 October 1951 in Rawalpindi|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||Pakistan|
|Manner of death||homicide|
|Spouse||Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan|
|Occupation||politician, diplomat and lawyer|
|Position held||Prime Minister of Pakistan, Defence Minister of Pakistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Defence Minister of Pakistan and Minister for States and Frontier Regions|
About Liaquat Ali Khan
Liaquat Ali Khan: The Man Who Dreamed of a Free Pakistan
Liaquat Ali Khan was a visionary leader who played a pivotal role in the creation of Pakistan, the world's first Islamic republic. Born on October 1, 1896, in Karnal, India, he was the son of a wealthy landowner and received his education at Aligarh Muslim University and Oxford University.
Khan's political career began in the 1920s when he joined the All India Muslim League, a political party that advocated for the rights of Muslims in British India. He quickly rose through the ranks and became a close associate of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.
After the partition of India in 1947, Khan became the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. He faced numerous challenges, including the mass migration of refugees from India, the integration of diverse ethnic and linguistic groups, and the establishment of a new political and economic system.
Despite these challenges, Khan remained committed to his vision of a free and prosperous Pakistan. He implemented a series of reforms aimed at modernizing the country, including land reforms, industrialization, and the promotion of education and women's rights.
Khan's tenure as Prime Minister was cut short when he was assassinated in 1951 while addressing a public gathering in Rawalpindi. His death was a great loss to Pakistan, and he is remembered as a national hero and a symbol of the country's struggle for independence.
Today, Liaquat Ali Khan's legacy lives on in Pakistan, where he is revered as a founding father and a champion of democracy and human rights. His vision of a free and prosperous Pakistan continues to inspire generations of Pakistanis to work towards a better future.
- "Liaquat Ali Khan." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., n.d. Web. 29 June 2021.
- "Liaquat Ali Khan." Pakistan Embassy, Washington DC. Embassy of Pakistan, n.d. Web. 29 June 2021.
- "Liaquat Ali Khan: Pakistan's First Prime Minister." Dawn. Dawn Media Group, 16 October 2016. Web. 29 June 2021.
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