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The Nishan-E-Haider is the highest award given by Pakistan's military. It is given to those who die in the defense of their nation, or who are considered martyrs.

Since 1947 ten men have received this award.

''note: the term shaheed means 'martyr' and is added to each individuals name as a sign of respect'


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A listing of recipients and details Courtesy of the Shaheed Foundation