List of Pakistani political families

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This is a partial listing of prominent political families of Pakistan given in alphabetical order.

Badshah Khans[edit]

Bhuttos[edit]

  • Shah Nawaz Bhutto - The Dewan of Junagadh and the Father of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (Member Bombay Council).
    • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, son of Shah Nawaz (President (1970–1973); Prime Minister (1973–1977))
    • Mumtaz Bhutto, cousin of Zulfikar, (chief of Bhutto tribe, former chief minister and Governor of Sindh, Federal Minister of Pakistan)
      • Nusrat Bhutto, wife of Zulfikar (former minister without portfolio)
      • Benazir Bhutto, daughter of Zulfikar (Prime Minister, 1988–1990 and 1993–1996), assassinated December 27, 2007.
      • Murtaza Bhutto, elder son of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and the brother of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto. He was usually known as Murtaza Bhutto and was assassinated under mysterious circumstances.
      • Shahnawaz Bhutto, Shahnawaz was studying in Switzerland when Zia ul Haq's military regime executed his father in 1979. Prior to the execution On July 18, 1985, the 27-year-old Shahnawaz was found dead in Nice, France. He died under mysterious circumstances.
      • Ameer Bux Bhutto, currently Vice President of Sindh National Front and also ex-Member of Sindh Assembly. He is son of Mumtaz Bhutto.
        • Fatima Bhutto, Fatima was born in Kabul, Afghanistan while her father Murtaza Bhutto was in exile during the military regime of General Zia ul Haq. Murtaza Bhutto, was son of former Pakistan's President and Prime Minister, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
        • Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari, party chairman.

Chaudhrys[edit]

Gabol[edit]

  • Allah Bakhsh Gabol, Member Bombay Legislative Assembly 1928, Member Sindh Legislative Assembly 1937 and Mayor of Karachi for two terms.
    • Nabil Gabol (Grandson of Khan Bahadur Allah Bakhsh and son of Ahmed Khan Gabol), Member Sindh Assembly 1988, 1993, 1997; Member National Assembly 2002, 2008 and Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping.

Kaira[edit]

Jadoon[edit]

Khattaks[edit]

Khattars (Hayat family)[edit]

Khokhars[edit]

Leghari[edit]

Marwats[edit]

Saifullah Khan family[edit]

Mazari[edit]

Mian Family of Baghbanpura[edit]

  • Justice Mian Shah Din , (1868–1918),Elected President of the All-India Muslim League(March 1908),Member of the Simla Deputation in 1906,First Muslim Judge in British India, Poet and Writer.
  • Sir Mian Mohammad Shafi ,KCSI, CIE (1869–1932),one of the founding fathers & President All India Muslim league (Punjab)
  • Justice Sir Mian Abdul Rashid (29 June 1889 – 6 November 1981), Kt, KCSI, was the first Chief Justice of Pakistan 1947, legal philosopher, one of the founding fathers of Pakistan
  • Mian Sir Muhammad Shah Nawaz, A Prominent Politician of Punjab in the 1920s
  • Mian Iftikharuddin ,(A Prominent Politician, owner of Pakistan Times and Daily Imroz, 1947–1962)
  • Begum Jahanara Shahnawaz (1896–1979) was a politician in Pakistan, first woman to preside over an Asian legislature. Also she was invited by British for Round Table Conference at 1930 along with Radhabai Subbarayan,[1] Founder All India Women Muslim League in 1935
  • Mumtaz Shahnawaz (1912-1948) - young woman political activist and author, who died in a tragic plane crash at the age of 35

Mohmand[edit]

Myer Minhas Rajput[edit]

Noon Family of Sargodha[edit]

Pirzadas[edit]

Qazi family[edit]

Members of Qazi family (Urdu: خاندان قاضی‎), of Sindh in politics:

  • Qazi Abdul Majeed Abid (Qazi Abid), a four-time Federal Minister, Sindh Provincial Minister, and son of Qazi Abdul Qayyum
  • Fahmida Mirza, current Speaker of the National Assembly, former Acting President of Pakistan, three-time Member of the National Assembly, and daughter of Qazi Abid
  • Qazi Asad Abid, a former Member of the National Assembly and son of Qazi Abid
  • Zulfiqar Mirza, current Sindh Provincial Home Minister, former Member of the National Assembly, and nephew of Qazi Abid, Qazi Azam, and Qazi Akbar.
  • Pir Mazhar Ul Haq, current Senior Minister and Education Minister in the Sindh Provincial Cabinet, a three-time Sindh Provincial Minister, and grandson of Qazi Muhammad Akbar
  • Marvi Mazhar, a former Member of the Provincial Assembly in Sindh and daughter of Pir Mazhar Ul Haq.

Rana[edit]

Rao[edit]

Sharif[edit]

Main article: Sharif family

Soomro[edit]

Tareen/Tarin[edit]

Zardari[edit]

Main article: Zardari family

Zia-ul-Haq[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ http://www.pakp.gov.pk/index.php/members/profile/en/19/228
  3. ^ http://www.pakp.gov.pk/index.php/members/profile/en/19/388