Reference Entry

Khan, Agha Muhammad Yahya (1917-1980), president of Pakistan

Ian Talbot

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online September 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Khan, Agha Muhammad Yahya (1917-1980), president of Pakistan, was born in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, India, on 4 February 1917, the son of Khan Bahadur Agha Saadat Ali Khan. He came from a family that had a military background. He joined the Indian army after his education at the University ...

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