Bhutto family

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Bhutto family
Mausoleum of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto.jpg
Mausoleum of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto
Ethnicity Sindhi Rajput[1][2]
Notable members Shah Nawaz Bhutto
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Nusrat Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto
Asif Ali Zardari
Fatima Bhutto
Bilawal Zardari

The Bhutto family (Urdu pronunciation: [ˈbʱʊʈʈoː]) is a Pakistani political family which has been dominant in the Pakistan Peoples Party for most of Pakistan's history since independence. Bhutto is a Rajput clan found in Sindh.[1]

Family tree[edit]

Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto
Shah Nawaz Bhutto
(1888 – 1957)
Khursheed Begum
(Lakhi Bai)
Nawab Nabi Bux Khan Bhutto
Mumtaz Begum Sahiba Bhutto
Muhammad Mustafa Khan Bahadur
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(1928 – 1979)
Nusrat Ispahani Bhutto
(1929 – 2011)
Imdad Ali Bhutto
Sikander Ali Bhutto
Mashoq Bhutto
Mumtaz Ali Khan Bhutto
(1933- )
Shahnawaz Bhutto
(1958 – 1985)
Rehana Fasihudin Bhutto
Sanam Bhutto
(1957- )
Nasir Hussain
Fauzia Fasihudin Bhutto
Murtaza Bhutto
(1954 – 1996)
Ghinwa Itaoui Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto
(1953 – 2007)
Asif Ali Zardari
(1955- )
Ameer Bux Bhutto
Ali Haider Bhutto
Sassi Bhutto
Shahmir Hussain
Azadi Hussain
Fatima Bhutto
(1982- )
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Jr.
Bilawal Zardari
(1988- )
Bakhtawar Zardari
Asifa Zardari

  not direct relatives (only related by marriage)

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto married twice. One was a child marriage to a Sindhi Landowning family's daughter in Larkana.

List of family members[edit]

  • Founding father Doda Khan of Pir Bakhsh Bhutto
  • Khuda Bakhsh Bhutto, Ameer Bakhsh Bhutto, Illahi Bux Bhutto (Honorary Magistrate Larkana District)
  • Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto, Rasul Bakhsh Bhutto
  • Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto (Member Bombay Council)
  • Sardar Wahid Baksh Bhutto (Member, Central Legislative Assembly and Bombay Council, Chief of tribe)
  • Nawab Nabi Bakhsh Bhutto (Member, Central Legislative Assembly)
  • Khan Bahadur Ahmad Khan Bhutto
Family tree of bhutto family

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Wolpert, Stanly A (1993). Zulfi Bhuto of Pakistan:His life and Times. Oxford University Press. p. 4. ISBN 0-19-507661-3. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Zulfikar Ali Bhutto". Encyclopædia Britannica. 

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