Sibghatullah Mojaddedi

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Sibghatullah Mojaddedi
صبغت الله مجددی
Mojaddedi in September 2014
President of Afghanistan
In office
28 April 1992 – 28 June 1992
Prime MinisterAbdul Sabur Farid Kuhestani
Preceded byAbdul Rahim Hatef (Acting)
Succeeded byBurhanuddin Rabbani
Personal details
Born(1925-04-21)21 April 1925
Died11 February 2019(2019-02-11) (aged 93)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Political partyAfghan National Liberation Front

Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (Pashto: صبغت الله مجددی‎, 21 April 1925[1] – 11 February 2019)[2] was an Afghan politician. He served as Interim President after the fall of Mohammad Najibullah's government in April 1992. He was also the founder of the Afghan National Liberation Front.

He served as the chairman of the 2003 loya jirga that approved Afghanistan's new constitution. In 2005 he was appointed chairman of the Meshrano Jirga, upper house of the National Assembly of Afghanistan. He was reappointed as a member in 2011. He also served on the Afghan High Peace Council.

It was reported on 12 February 2019 that Mojaddedi had died the day before at a Kabul hospital from a long-illness.[2] He was 93.[3]

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  1. "سوانع مختصر پروفیسور حضرت صبغت الله مجددی ریس دولت اسلامی افغانستان / نگارنده شاآغا صدیق مجددی". [کابل] : انجمن فرهنگی ومطبوعاتی جبهه ملی نجات افغانستان، [1375؟]. 11 February 1979 – via Internet Archive.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi dies". 11 February 2019.
  3. "Former Interim President Sibghatullah Mujaddedi Passes Away". TOLOnews. 12 February 2019. Retrieved 12 February 2019.

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