Her rosy complexion as a toddler gave her the nickname Pinky . Benazir Bhutto, the Muslim World’s First Female Leader. Later in the halls of Oxford and Harvard.
After graduating from Harvard. She returned to the United States 16 years later, in 1989, not as Pinky but as Benazir Bhutto. The new prime minister of Pakistan — the Muslim World’s First Female Leader to lead an Islamic country.
Pakistan’s Benazir Bhutto (1953-2007) was the first democratically elected female leader of a Muslim country during a tumultuous life that ended with her assassination. The daughter of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) founder and Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Bhutto took over as chairperson of the PPP in 1982. After her two stints as prime minister in the 1990s ended early amid charges of corruption, Bhutto spent several years in exile in London. She returned to Pakistan with plans to participate in the 2008 general election. But she killed during an attack at a PPP rally in late 2007.
On the morning of 27 December, B.Bhutto met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. In the afternoon, she gave a speech at a PPP rally held in Rawalpindi’s Liaquat National Bagh. On leaving in a bulletproof vehicle. She opened the car’s escape hatch and stood up to wave to the surrounding crowds. A man stood within two to three metres of the car, fired three gunshots at her. And detonated a suicide vest packed with ball bearings. Bhutto injured. She was hit by bullets or by shrapnel from the explosion. Bhutto was rushed to Rawalpindi General Hospital. But was clinically dead on arrival and attempts at resuscitation were unsuccessful. The following day, she buried next to her father in the Bhutto family mausoleum. Garhi Khuda Baksh, her family graveyard near Larkana. PPP supporters rioted in various parts of Pakistan.