He was succeeded by his foreign minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Mujibur then became the first president of Bangladesh and later also held the post of the prime minister of Bangladesh. During the war of 1965 he served as the commander of the armed forces in Kashmir. He was educated at Punjab University, Lahore and after joining Indian army he fought on many fronts. M. AzharShahid AzizBMohammad Abbas BaigMushtaq Ahmed BaigNaseerullah BabarShahida BadshaAsim Saleem BajwaJaved Ashraf BajwaQamar Javed BajwaAbdul Qadir BalochArif BangashZaka Ullah BhangooBilal AkbarWajid Ali Khan BurkiCRobert CawthomeAmjad Ali ChaudhriAhmad Khan ChaudhryDHenry Lowrie DaviesAsad DurraniMahmud Ali DurraniFFaiz Ali ChishtiGAsif GhafoorSyed GhawasHamid GulHMunir HafiezMoinuddin HaiderSyed Shahid HamidEhsan ul HaqFazle HaqIkramul HaqSyed Arif HasanMian Hayaud DinAbrar Hussain (general)Ahsan Saleem HayatIColonel ImamZaheer-ul-IslamJIftikhar Khan JanjuaNasser Khan JanjuaHamid JavaidMian Ghulam JilaniNigar JoharKAbdul Waheed KakarShamsur Rahman KalluJehangir KaramatAshfaq Parvez KayaniAbdul Hamid Khan (general)Aftab Ahmad KhanAhsan Azhar Hayat KhanAkbar Khan (Pakistani general)Muhammad Anwar KhanMuhammed Akbar KhanMuhammad Anwar Khan (politician)Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan)Aziz Khan (general)Farrakh KhanGhulam Jilani KhanHamid Nawaz KhanIftikhar KhanIftikhar Ali Khan (general)Imran Ullah KhanIqbal Khan (general)Jamshed Ayaz KhanKhurshid Ali KhanKhushdil KhanMuhammad Azam KhanMuhammad Riaz KhanRa'ana Liaquat Ali KhanRahimuddin KhanRaja Sakhi Daler KhanRaja Saroop KhanSahabzada Yaqub KhanSawar KhanShahzad Naeem KhanShamim Alam KhanSikandar KhanTariq Khan (general)Tikka KhanYahya KhanYusaf KhanZahid Ali Akbar KhanAlam KhattakAli Kuli Khan KhattakHabibullah Khan KhattakObaidullah Khan KhattakNoel Israel KhokharJamshed Gulzar KianiLList of serving Generals of the Pakistan ArmyMMohammad Ishfaqul MazidTariq MajidAbdul Ali MalikAkhtar Hussain MalikFida Hussain MalikGhulam Muhammad MalikRashid Ali MalikShahida MalikTajammul Hussain MalikManeck SopariwalaKhalid MaqboolTalat MasoodIskander MirzaShahid Baig MirzaAboobaker Osman MithaRaza MuhammadNaveed MukhtarMuhammad MusaMuzaffaruddinNNajibullah KhanTanveer NaqviZafar H. NaqviJaved NasirSyed Ali NawabAsif NawazMuhammad Nawaz (general)Naweed ZamanInayat Ollah Khan NiaziPAhmad Shuja PashaSher Ali Khan PataudiJulian PeterQAbdul Qayyum (general)Javed Ashraf QaziRashid QureshiRAkhtar Abdur RahmanAttiqur RahmanKhadim Hussain RajaJaved Iqbal RamdayBakhtiar RanaNaseem RanaAshraf RashidSMuhammad SafdarSalahuddin TirmiziMohammad ShafiqIftikhar Hussain ShahRaheel SharifMuhammad ShariffAsif Mumtaz SukheraShaukat SultanSyed Muhammad Imran MajeedSyed Wajid HussainTNadeem TajVJamil Rahmat VanceWKhalid Shameem WynneZMuhammad Zia-ul-HaqZiauddin ButtZubair Mahmood Hayat
He then became the country’s youngest general at 40. https://historica.fandom.com/wiki/Yahya_Khan?oldid=191714.
He was well known to be highly addicted to women and wine and one may find many examples of this characteristic of his in various books on history.
Yahya's father was an employee of the ‘British Indian Police’ in Punjab. He was made the Commander-in-Chief in 1966. After six days of assuming power as the CMLA, Yahya Khan became the President of Pakistan on 31 March 1969 and kept that position till 6 December 1971. President Yahya Khan on East Pakistan || Video Tape - YouTube Many people still hold him responsible for disintegrating Pakistan and leading it to a highly damaging political turmoil.
He supported Ayub Khan's campaign in the 1965 presidential elections, against Fatima Jinnah. In 1939, he was commissioned into the British Indian Army and served in the 10th Baluch Regiment in North Africa during World War II. Mujibur rejected his offer and asked Yahya’s officials to visit him instead. Yahya Khan (4 February 1917-10 August 1980) was President of Pakistan from 26 March 1969 to 20 December 1971, succeeding Ayub Khan and preceding Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.