History of Pakistan

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Pakistan Separates from India

1947

Pakistan Writes a Constitution Making it an Islamic Republic

1956

President Mirza Carries Out a Coup D'etat, Plunging Pakistan into Military Rule

1958

War With India Causes East Pakistan to Separate and become Bangladesh

1971

Pakistan Made a Parliamentary Democracy, Zulfikar Bhutto elected as PM

1973

Bhutto Removed in a Coup and Executed. "Islamisation" Measures put into place.

1977 - 1979

President Zia Dies in a Plane Crash, Benazir Bhutto Elected to Office

1988

Sharia Law Implemented Once Again

1991

Pervez Musharraf Gains Power in Militaristic Coup

1999

Musharraf Removed, Pakistan no Longer Under Militaristic Rule

2008