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Mian Muhammad Sharif
18 November 1919
|Died||19 October 2004 (aged 84)|
|Resting place||Raiwind, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Alma mater||DAV College, Lahore|
|Spouse||Begum Shamim Akhtar|
|Relatives||See Sharif family|
Mian Muhammad Sharif (Punjabi, Urdu: میاں محمد شریف, 18 November 1919 – 19 October 2004) was a Pakistani businessman who is known as the co-founder of Ittefaq Group and founder of Sharif Group. Two of his three sons, Nawaz and Shehbaz became Prime Ministers of Pakistan.
Early life and family
In 1939, Sharif founded a small steel foundry after selling his farming land.
In 2000, Sharif's family was exiled to Saudi Arabia by then Chief of Army Staff Pervez Musharraf. He died of a cardiac arrest in Jeddah, in 19 October 2004, at the age of 84. Sharif was suffering from chronic heart disease and underwent angioplasty twice. In 1982, he had his first heart bypass. His funeral took place in Masjid al-Haram on 30 October 2004. He is buried in Raiwind, Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore.
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