Musharraf

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Mu·shar·raf

 (mo͞o-shä′rəf), Pervez Born 1943.
Pakistani army officer and politician who took control of the government in a coup in 1999 and formally declared himself president in 2001. Faced with increasing popular opposition, he resigned as chief of the armed forces in 2007 and gave up the presidency in 2008.

Musharraf

(məˈʃærəf)
n
(Biography) Pervez (ˈpɛrveɪz). born 1943, Pakistani general and politician; became military leader of Pakistan following a coup in 2001; president (2001–08)