Mohammad Najibullah

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dr. Najibullah Ahmadzai
Mohammad Najibullah 1986.jpg
President of Afghanistan
In office
30 September 1987 – 16 April 1992
Prime Minister Sultan Ali Keshtmand
Mohammad Hasan Sharq
Sultan Ali Keshtmand
Fazal Haq Khaliqyar
Preceded by Haji Mohammad Chamkani
Succeeded by Abdul Rahim Hatif (acting)
Personal details
Born February 1947
Kabul, Afghanistan
Died 28 September 1996(1996-09-28) (aged 49)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Political party People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan
(Parcham)
Spouse(s) Dr. Fatana Najib
Children three daughters
Alma mater Kabul University
St. Joseph's School, Baramulla, India

Dr. Mohammad Najibullah Ahmadzai (Pashto: ډاکټر نجیب ﷲ احمدزۍ‎; August 6, 1947 – September 27, 1996), commonly known as Najibullah or Najib, was President of Afghanistan from 1987 until 1992, when the mujahideen took over Kabul.