Muhammad Nuruddin (1934) Military dictator from 1998 to 2000 and elected as president of the Republic of Maysoran, Algheran and Shaoran in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012. Nuruddin became after the separation and the proclamation of the independent republic in 1992 chief commander of the Maysorian armed forces and in this position he organized the coup d´état in 1998. Nuruddin was also the founder of the Party for National Renewal which ruled the country in the years after 2000 (until 2017) and he introduced a new constitution which gave significantly more power to the president. His policy focused on stability and economic growth. In 1957 Nuruddin married Shazia Ayoob and they had six children.