Kulsoom Nawaz

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Kulsoom Nawaz
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First Lady of Pakistan
In office
5 June 2013 – 28 July 2017
Preceded by Nusrat Pervaiz Asharaf
Succeeded by Samina Shahid Abbasi
In office
17 February 1997 – 12 October 1999
Preceded by Asif Ali Zardari
(First Gentleman)
Succeeded by Sehba Musharraf
In office
6 November 1990 – 18 July 1993
Preceded by Asif Ali Zardari
(First Gentleman)
Succeeded by Asif Ali Zardari
(First Gentleman)
Leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (N)
In office
12 October 1999 – 10 October 2002
Preceded by Nawaz Sharif
Succeeded by Shahbaz Sharif
Personal details
Born Kulsoom Butt
(1950-03-29)29 March 1950
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Died 11 September 2018(2018-09-11) (aged 68)
London, England
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Spouse(s)
Nawaz Sharif (m. 1971)
Relations See Sharif family
Children Maryam, Asma, Hassan and Hussain
Alma mater Islamia College Lahore
Forman Christian University

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif (Urdu: بیگم كلثوم نواز شريف‬‎) (29 March 1950 – 11 September 2018) was a Pakistani politician. She was the First Lady of Pakistan three times; from 1990 to 1993, 1997 to 1999 and then from 2013 to 2017.

Kulsoom served as the President of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) from 1999 to 2002.[1]

Nawaz was diagnosed with lymphoma in August 2017 and since has been in treatment in London.[2] In June 2018 Nawaz suffered a cardiac arrest and since has been placed on ventilator.[3] On 11 September 2018, she died in London at the age of 68.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kulsoom Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif: The Possible Successors of Nawaz Sharif". News18. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017. 
  2. "My mother's diagnosed with lymphoma, tweets Maryam Nawaz | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2018. 
  3. "Hussain Nawaz denies Kulsoom Nawaz's death". The Nation. 23 June 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2018. 
  4. "Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away". Geo Tv.