Ayub Khan (name)
Ayub Khan is a compound masculine name; Ayub is the Arabic version of the name of the Biblical figure Job, while Khan is a taken from the title used first by the Mongol rulers and then, in particular, their Islamic and Persian-influenced successors in South Asia, where the name is usually found, although it was seen before.
- Ayub Khan (Kipchak leader) (died 1117), ruler of the Kipchak tribal confederation.
- Ayub Khan (Indian actor) (born 1969), Indian film and television actor best known for his role in the television series Uttaran.
- Mohammad Ayub Khan (Emir of Afghanistan) (1857-1914), Emir of Afghanistan who fought against the British Empire in the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
- Mohammad Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan) (1907-1974), Pakistani military commander who served as President of Pakistan from 1958 to 1969 following his staging a coup d'état. Previously served as Chief of Army Staff (1951-1958) and Minister of Defence (1954-1955).
- Gohar Ayub Khan (born 1937), Pakistani military commander, businessman, and politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs (1997-1998) and Speaker of the National Assembly (1990-1993); son of the President of Pakistan.
- Omar Ayub Khan (born 1970), Pakistani politician, as of 2015[update] a member of the National Assembly, son of Gohar Ayub Khan.
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