One of the founding fathers of modern Pakistan who was the country's third Prime Minister from 1953 to 1955. His administration suffered from internal violence and civil unrest.
He attended the University of Calcutta and was elected to the Assembly of Bengal in 1937.
He was forced to resign in 1955 by Governor General Iskander Mirza, and became an ambassador to the United States.
He was married twice, a fact which led to public protests.
He and Khawaja Nazimuddin are both former Prime Ministers of Pakistan, and during the latter's term there was civil unrest.