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Ayub Khan

Ayub KhanAKA Muhammad Ayub Khan

Born: 14-May-1907
Birthplace: Rehana, India
Died: 19-Apr-1974
Location of death: near Islamabad, Pakistan
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Pakistan
Executive summary: President of Pakistan, 1958-69

Military service: British Indian Army (1928-47), Pakistani Army (Commander-in-Chief, 1951-58)

Father: Mir Dad Khan (cavalry officer in the Royal Indian Army)
Son: Gohar Ayub Khan (politician, b. Jan-1937)

    University: Aligarh University, Uttar Pradesh, India (transferred)
    University: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (1928)

    President of Pakistan (27-Oct-1958 to 25-Mar-1969)
    Pakistani Minister Defence (1954-56)
    Assassination Attempt while traveling in East Pakistan (presently Bangladesh)
    Declared Martial Law Mar-1969
    Pashtun Ancestry

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 17-Sep-1965, DETAILS: Pakistan's Ayub Vs. India's Shastri

Is the subject of books:
The Ayub Khan Era: Politics in Pakistan, 1958-1969, 1971, BY: Lawrence Ziring
Ayub Khan: Pakistan's First Military Ruler, 1996, BY: Altaf Gauhar

Author of books:
Friends Not Masters (1967, autobiography)
Diaries of Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, 1966-1972 (2007)


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