High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was a Pakistani politician who served as the President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973 and as Prime Minister from 1973 to 1977. HE was the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party, the largest and most influential political party in Pakistan. HIs daughter Benazir Bhutto also served twice as prime minister; she was assassinated on December 27, 2007. EDucated at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States and University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, Bhutto was noted for his economic initiatives and authoring Pakistan's nuclear programme. HE was executed in 1979 after the Supreme Court of Pakistan sentenced him to death for authorizing the murder of a political opponent, in a move that was done under the directives of General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.