Muhammad Najibullah

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Muhammad Najibullah
محمد نجیب‌الله‎
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President of Afghanistan
In office
30 September 1987 – 16 April 1992
Prime MinisterSultan Ali Keshtmand
Mohammad Hasan Sharq
Sultan Ali Keshtmand
Fazal Haq Khaliqyar
Preceded byHaji Mohammad Chamkani
Succeeded byAbdul Rahim Hatif (acting)
Personal details
BornFebruary 1947
Kabul, Afghanistan
Died28 September 1996(1996-09-28) (aged 49)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Political partyPeople's Democratic Party of Afghanistan
(Parcham)
Spouse(s)Dr. Fatana Najib
Childrenthree daughters
Alma materKabul University
St. Joseph's School, Baramulla, India

Dr. Muhammad Najibullah Ahmadzai (Persian: محمد نجیب‌الله‎‎; 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.