Ay was the penultimate Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty. He held the throne of Egypt for a brief four-year period (probably 1323–1319 BC or 1327–1323 BC, depending on which chronology is followed), although he was a close advisor to two and perhaps three of the pharaohs who ruled before him and was said to be the power behind the throne during Tutankhamun's reign.
Ayurveda (Sanskrit: आयुर्वेद, Āyurveda, "life-knowledge"; English pronunciation /ˌaɪ.ərˈveɪdə/), or Ayurveda medicine, is a system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent.
Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri (Arabic: أيمن محمد ربيع الظواهري ʾAyman Muḥammad Rabīʿ aẓ-Ẓawāhirī, born June 19, 1951) is the current leader of al-Qaeda and a current or former member and senior official of Islamist organizations which have orchestrated and carried out attacks in North America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Ayn Rand (/ˈaɪn ˈrænd/; born Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum, Russian: Али́са Зино́вьевна Розенба́ум; February 2 [O.S.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Dutch: [aːˈjaːn ˈɦiːrsi ˈaːli], born Ayaan Hirsi Magan, on 13 November 1969) is a Somali-born Dutch-American activist, author, and former Dutch politician.
Ayahuasca (UK /ˌaɪjəˈwæskə/; US /ˌaɪjəˈwɑːskə/), and its male counterpart yagé (/jɑːˈheɪ/ or /jæˈheɪ/) or iowaska, is an entheogenic brew made out of Banisteriopsis caapi vine and the Psychotria viridis leaf.
Ayumi Hamasaki (浜崎 あゆみ, Hamasaki Ayumi, born October 2, 1978) is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress.
The Ayyubid dynasty (Arabic: الأيوبيون al-Ayyūbīyūn; Kurdish: خانەدانی ئەیووبیان Xanedana Eyûbiyan) was a Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin, founded by Saladin and centered in Egypt.
The Kingdom of Ayutthaya (/ɑːˈjuːtəjə/; Thai: อยุธยา, Thai pronunciation: [ʔajúttʰajaː]; also spelled Ayudhya or Ayodhaya) was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including the Chinese, Vietnamese, Indians, Japanese and Persians, and later the Portuguese, Spaniards, Dutch and French, permitting them to set up villages outside the walls of the capital, also called Ayutthaya.
Mohammed Ayub Khan (Urdu: محمد ایوب خان; May 14, 1907 – April 19, 1974), widely known as Ayub Khan, HPk, NPk, HJ, was a Pakistani politician and a five-star rank army general who served as the second President of Pakistan from 1958 until being forced for resignation amid a popular uprising in East-Pakistan in 1969. He is noted for being the first and only Field Marshal as well as the first martial law ruler who assumed the presidency after exiling President Iskander Mirza when the latter imposed the martial law against Feroze government in 1958.