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Aga Khan III Event - 1957-07-11

WAFAT OF HAZRAT IMAM Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III July 11, 1957 - At forty minutes past midday on July 11, 1957, Hazrat Imam Sultan Mohamed Shah passed away peacefully at his villa in Versoix, Switzerland at the age of eighty leaving behind him a memorable history of his glorious and eventful life.
In his Last Will and Testament, he appointed his grandson, the elder of the two sons of Prince Aly Salomon Khan, Shah Karim Al-Husayni as the 49th Imam and Pir of all Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.

Event - 1957-07-11

His Highness Prince Karim Al-Husayni Aga Khan became the 49th Imam of The Shia Ismaili Muslims.

Event - 1957-07-01

Queen Victoria had conferred the dignity of Highness on his grandfather. Elizabeth II did the same for the present Aga Khan.

Moshi Jamatkhana Foundation - 1957-03-19

Moshi Jamatkhana - Tanzania- Plaque

Princa Aly S. Khan Lays the Foundation Stone of Moshi Jamatkhana, Tanzania.

Aga Khan III Event - 1956

The Aga Khan arriving with Prince Sadruddin, one of his sons, at the Ismaili Club in London, on Sunday to attend a wedding service to meet some of his followers.
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Aga Khan III - Platinum Jubilee Homage - 1955-02-20

1955-02-20 - Aga Khan III Platinum Jubilee Presentation

Homage submitted by the President and Members of the Africa Legion to Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III on February 20th, 1955 on the occasion of the completion of 70 years of Imamat.

Aga Khan III Event - 1954

In Bombay, the Platinum Jubilee was also celebrated and a Platinum Plaque was presented to Prince Aly Khan
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Aga Khan III Event - 1954

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a signed photograph to all Ismailis on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee from Cannes, on March 17, 1954

Aga Khan III Event - 1954

1954 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III had 'The Memoirs of Aga Khan' published by Cassell & Company Ltd., London, England.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1954

Third auspicious visit to Pakistan for the celebration of Platinum Jubilee at Karachi, the Federal Capital of Pakistan.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1954

A token ceremony of the Platinum Jubilee was also celebrated in Cairo at the Semiramis hotel. Present at this ceremony was Prince Aly Khan.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1953-07

July 1953 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote in 'The Times' newspaper of England, 'For as long as we can foresee, the British people are the trustees of the population of East Africa, irrespective of race and colour...There can be no real union in East Africa among the races if any portion of them believes that the trustees are divided or that they have particular favourite wards.'
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Aga Khan III Event - 1953

Mr. Oliver Lyttelton, the Colonial Secretary met with Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III during a party given to several hundred Ismaili Muslims in London in July 1953.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1953

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III had the honour to take tea in the Royal Box with her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the Royal family. A similar honour was given to Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III in the time of Queen Victoria more than 50 years ago.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1953

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III met with Mr. Charles Chaplin at the 1953 Cannes Film Festival
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Aga Khan III Event - 1952

Second state visit to Pakistan
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Aga Khan III Event - 1952

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Mata Salamat attended a tea party given in their honour at the Metropole, Karachi. The tea party was given by H.E. the Iranian Masoud Moazad on January 23, 1952 (link to 024msms)

Aga Khan III Event - 1952

During one of the races, Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a distribution of the prize money of 20,000 pounds to be divided amongst the jockey, the trainees and the stable boys after his horse Tulyar won the Derby in May 1952
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Aga Khan III Event - 1952

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III delivered a speech on the economy of Pakistan, also present was the Begum, the Mir of Hunza and Khwaja Nazimuddin, Khan of Kalat.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1951-02

February 1951 - Karachi, Pakistan: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III said, 'Arabic, as a national language, will give you immediate contact not only with forty million Arabic-speaking people of independent nations on your West, but the other sixty million more or less Arabic-speaking people who are not independent but who exist in Africa. Right up to the Atlantic, not only in the North, but as far South as Nigeria and Gold Coast, and in all the Sudans and in East Africa, Arabic is known to large numbers of people.


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