Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, 1989

Benazir Bhutto was born on this day, June 21, in 1953. She served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996 and was the first woman to head a democratic government in a Muslim majority nation. She was photographed by Karsh on a visit to Washington, D.C. in 1989.

Karsh also photographed Benazir’s father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, in 1976¬†as Pakistani PM.