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Event - 1959-11-23

Visited U.S.A. as Hon. Chairman for Africa Research Foundation for its health and research projects in Africa.

Event - 1959-11-12


Event - 1959-11-01

Offered donation of

Event - 1959-10-14

Hazar Imam was interviewed on Radio Times of Kenya October 24, 1959: Arrived in Tehran for 10 day visit, his first to Iran. He was given the title of 'His Royal Highness' by Shah-en-Shah of Iran.

Event - 1959-10-04

Mowlana Hazar Imam delivered a speech at the Students' Conference in Bombay.

Event - 1959-10-02

Laid foundation stone of

Event - 1959-09-25

Laid the foundation stone of the opening ceremony of Wandegeya Mosque on the outskirts of Kampala.

Event - 1959-09-23

Performed opening ceremony of Aga Khan Nursery School, Kisumu.

Event - 1959-09-17

Performed opening ceremony of Wandegeya Mosque on the outskirts of Kampala.

Event - 1959-09-16

Started one-month tour of East African countries.

Event - 1959-08-16

The New York Herald Tribune reported Hazar Imam as saying in response to a question; 'The primary function is the Imamat itself. That is the link which holds together our people, who live in so many different kinds of cultures and speak so many different languages.'

Event - 1959-07-27

Visited Salamieh in Syria. Donated

Event - 1959-06-11

Completed formal education at Harvard with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours in History)

Event - 1959-06-09

Announced $50,000 gift to Harvard University to establish a ten-year scholarship fund for Muslim Students from the Middle East an amount which the university planned to duplicate out of its own funds.

Event - 1959-02-20

At Aswan, attended the final resting ceremony of his grandfather.

Aga Khan III - Final Burial Ceremony at Aswan in the Mausoleum - 1959-02-19

On 19 February 1959, the 48th Imam was finally laid to rest in the mausoleum which had taken over 18 months to construct.

Event - 1958-Winter

Hazar Imam visited Sardinia for the first time where he had invested $25,000 in 7400 acres of rugged land. (click here)

Event - 1958-10-22

In a football game, brought Harvard University victory by scoring two goals, the only player to do so. (photo) At Harvard University, Hazar Imam was not only a brilliant scholar but also an outstanding sportsman

Event - 1958-09-16

Arrived in New York from Geneva to resume studies at Harvard University.

Event - 1958-09-10

At the opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Platinum Jubilee Hospital in Nairobi, Hazar Imam said: 'This hospital must serve much more than the Ismaili community in Kenya or even East Africa. It is intended for all communities and for all races.'

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