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Musharraf: History repeats itself

August 18, 2008
Pakistan, military dictators have ruled the country for 34 years with Pervez Musharraf going down in history as the fourth such army chief.

The first dictator Gen Ayub Khan ruled the country for the longest time as he was at the helm of affairs for 11 years after seizing power in 1958.

Image: (File picture). A youth cleans the rear of a truck adorned with a painting of former President the late Field Marshal General Muhammad Ayub Khan in Lahore. Ayub Khan is still revered by many Pakistanis.
Photographs: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

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