|Nur Muhammad Taraki|
Birthplace: Ghazni province, Afghanistan
Location of death: Kabul, Afghanistan
Cause of death: Execution
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Occupation: Head of State
Executive summary: President of Afghanistan, 1978-79
Requested the Soviet Union (under Leonid Brezhnev) invade Afghanistan. He was executed by order of Hafizullah Amin, with media reports at the time stating his death from natural causes.
President of Afghanistan 30-Apr-1978 to 14-Sep-1979
Prime Minister of Afghanistan 27-Apr-1978 to 27-Mar-1979
Afghanistan National Assembly 1965-79
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