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Liaquat Ali Khan
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1st Prime Minister of Pakistan
In office
14 August 1947 – 16 October 1951
Preceded by Office Created
Succeeded by Khawaja Nazimuddin
1st Finance Minister of British India
In office
17 August 1946 – 14 August 1947
Preceded by Office Created
Personal details
Born 2 October 1896
Karnal, British India
Died October 16, 1951(1951-10-16) (aged 55)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Political party Muslim League

Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan (Urdu: لیاقت علی خان, Liāqat Alī Khān, October 1, 1895 – October 16, 1951) was a Pakistani politician. He was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan and Defence Minister. Liaquat rose to political importance as a member of the All India Muslim League. He played an important role in the Partition of India and the creation of Pakistan. In 1947, he became the prime minister, a position that he held until his assassination in October 1951.

In Pakistan, he is regarded as one of the right-hand men of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the leader of the Muslim League and first governor-general of Pakistan. He was the architect and the builder of Pakistan.He tried to organize the social and political life in Pakistan along these lines "in Pakistan, consensus can be desired in all areas of civil life, such as art and literature, politics, religion and education. Liaquat Ali Khan was given the titles of Quaid-e-Millat (Leader of the Nation), and, after his death, Shaheed-e-Millat (Martyr of the Nation).

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