Benazir Bhutto’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 21, 1953

Death Date

Dec 27, 2007

Age of Death

54 years

Cause of Death

Assassination

Place of Death

Dec 27, 2007

Profession

World Leader

The world leader Benazir Bhutto died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Quotes

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“Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.” (Benazir Bhutto)

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“A people inspired by democracy, human rights and economic opportunity will turn their back decisively against extremism.” (Benazir Bhutto)

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“America’s greatest contribution to the world is its concept of democracy, its concept of freedom, freedom of action, freedom of speech, and freedom of thought.” (Benazir Bhutto)

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“Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.” (Benazir Bhutto)

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“Right now, they feel they have lost their voice, and their miseries have increased since my departure.” (Benazir Bhutto)