Iskandar Mirza, son, Pakistan, first president

Only surviving son of Pakistan’s first president Iskandar Mirza passes away in US

The only son of Pakistan’s first president Iskander Mirza passed away on Sunday in Washington, according to a Dawn report.

Per the report, Humayun Mirza, 93, breathed his last at his home in Bethesda, Maryland, on the night between June 12 and 13.

He was born in Pune, India, on Dec 9, 1928.

“Humayun Mirza was the second of six children of Iskander Mirza and his first wife Rifaat Begum,” it said, adding that his younger brother, Enver Mirza, had died in a plane crash in 1953.

He was a highly educated person and wrote two books and retired as a senior World Bank official in 1988.

Humayun got his early education from one of India’s finest boarding schools, The Doon School, in Dehradun before moving to the US. He had earned his MBA from Harvard University.

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