This Day in History: Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto
Friday, 2 December 2016
Twenty-eight years ago today, Benazir Bhutto was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan, becoming not only the first woman to head a Muslim country, but at the age of 35, its youngest. Her charismatic father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, served as both Pakistan's president and prime minister, and founded the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Born into a wealthy and educated family, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was Benazir Bhutto's most influential political...
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