Kulsoom Nawaz

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Kulsoom Nawaz
Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif - White House - 2013 (cropped).jpg
First Lady of Pakistan
In office
5 June 2013 – 28 July 2017
Preceded byNusrat Pervaiz Asharaf
Succeeded bySamina Shahid Abbasi
In office
17 February 1997 – 12 October 1999
Preceded byAsif Ali Zardari
(First Gentleman)
Succeeded bySehba Musharraf
In office
6 November 1990 – 18 July 1993
Preceded byAsif Ali Zardari
(First Gentleman)
Succeeded byAsif Ali Zardari
(First Gentleman)
Leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (N)
In office
12 October 1999 – 10 October 2002
Preceded byNawaz Sharif
Succeeded byShahbaz Sharif
Personal details
BornKulsoom Butt
(1950-03-29)29 March 1950
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Died11 September 2018(2018-09-11) (aged 68)
London, England
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)
Spouse(s)
Nawaz Sharif (m. 1971)
RelationsSee Sharif family
ChildrenMaryam, Asma, Hassan and Hussain
Alma materIslamia 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.