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Qazi Hussain Ahmad
قاضی حسین احمد
|Emir of Jamaat-e-Islami|
7 October 1987 – 29 March 2009
|Preceded by||Tufail Muhammad|
|Succeeded by||Munawwar Hassan|
|Party chair of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal|
10 October 2002 – 18 February 2008
|Preceded by||Shah Ahmad Noorani|
|Succeeded by||Alliance collapse|
|Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan|
18 November 2002 – 23 July 2007
|Member of the Senate of Pakistan|
12 January 1938|
Nowshera District, British Indian Empire
|Died||6 January 2013
|Nationality||British India (1938–1947)
Pakistan (1947–his death)
Qazi Hussain Ahmad was an Islamic scholar, democracy activist, and former leader of a Jamaat-e-Islami, an Islamist political party in Pakistan.
Qazi was born in 1938 in Nowshera District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Qazi Hussain Ahmad went to Islamia College, Peshawar and got his Master of Science (MSc) degree in Geography from Peshawar University. He was a lecturer at Jehanzeb College Swat for three years.
Qazi Hussain Ahmad was first elected as a senator for six years in 1986 and in 1992. He resigned in 1996 to protest corrupt political system. He was elected into the National Assembly in general election 2002 from his native town, Nowshera.
Qazi Hussain resigned from the senate on 27 September and started a long march against the Benazir government. On 4 November 1996, Benazir Bhutto's government was dismissed by President Farooq Leghari primarily because of corruption.
Qazi Hussain Ahmad died on 6 January 2013 due to heart attack.
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