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Aga Khan III Event - 1939

The occasion was a tea party given in honour of His Royal Highness by the Syed Miran Mohammed Shah, speaker of the Sind Assembly. The question of payment of the Sukkur Barrage debt was the principal subject of talk at the function. Mr. Nichaldas Vazirani, Minister in the Sindh Government said to His Highness, 'You gave birth to the Sind Province. We look to you to take care of us and use your influence with the high-ups in England, including the Secretary of State, so that Sind may be relieved of the burden of the Barrage Debt.'

Aga Khan III Event - 1938-12-14

December 1938 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamats of Mumbai, India various times between December 14th and December 27th.

Aga Khan III Event - 1938-04-19

April 19, 1938 - Prince Aly Khan wrote to N.M. Budhwani regarding the title he should choose for the book he was writing about Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and his work at the League of Nations, 'The Aga Khan and the League of Nations' might be a good title for the book you have in mind, though any other title...'

Aga Khan III Event - 1938-02-05

February 5, 1938 - Lady Aly Shah passed away in Baghdad at 5:15 pm. She was buried at Najaf the next day near the tomb of her husband, the 47th Imam, Aga Aly Shah. Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was deeply affected by this loss and in a writes a letter to a friend.

Aga Khan III Event - 1938-01-04

January 4, 1938 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III granted an interview to N.M. Budhwani, the author of 'The Aga Khan and the League of Nations'. Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was very pleased that Mr. Budhwani had published the speech 'If I were a Dictator' and asked him to publish all the speeches made by the Holy Imam at the League of Nations.

Aga Khan III Event - 1938

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Begum Andree attended the Epsom Derby in 1938.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1938

January 1938 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamats of Mumbai, India various times between January 1st to January 19th.

Aga Khan III Event - 1938

His Royal Highness Prince Aga Khan III presided at the Convocation at the Aligarh University where he made a strong plea for the establishment of a scientific, industrial and technical research institute. He said that it would require a crore of rupees. They should collect Rs. 90,00,000 while he would contribute Rs. 10,00,000 (10 lakhs).

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-11-25

November 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamats of Mumbai, India various times between November 25th and December 30th.

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-10-06

October 6, 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a Presidential Review at the Adjournment of the 18th session of the League of Nations at Geneva. He said, 'The tribulations of one people are the tribulations of all. That which weakens one weakens all. That which is a gain to one is surely a gain to all. This is no empty ideal...'

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-10

Autumn 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III again met with Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of Germany, in Berlin. At that time Hitler claimed that Germany had a moral claim to Tanganyika because African soldiers had fought on the German side during World War I. Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote later, 'I went to Germany as a private individual...When Herr Hitler invited my wife and myself to tea at Berchtesgarden, his Bavarian home, we did not discuss politics in any shape or form...I pray for the day when Germany will return to the League of Nations.'

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-10-01

October 1, 1937 - On the election of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III as President of the League of Nations, the 'Ismaili Aftab' wrote; The Aga Khan has said, 'Light comes from the East.' We know for certain that the League's ideals would most be glorified by the Divine Light - H.H. The Aga Khan - the League has found from the East.

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-09-24

September 24, 1937 - The 'Sind Sentinal' wrote an article upon the election of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III as President of the League of Nation, 'The news of the election of His Highness the Aga Khan as the President of the League of Nations...by a handsome margin of 42 out of 49 votes cast must be hailed with delight throughout India and beyond.'

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-09-13

September 13, 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III addressed the League of Nation's Assembly in his capacity as President. He said, 'With warmth of feeling at heart than I can bring to my lips, I thank you. You have done India, my country, a great honour and my delight is undisguised.'

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-09-12

September 12, 1937 - Prince Amyn Mohammed, the second grandson of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III, was born to Prince Aly Khan and Princess Taj-ud-Doulah. His name had been chosen by Lady Aly Shah, mother of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III.

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-02-01

February 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamats of Dar-es- Salaam various times between February 1st and February 15th.

Aga Khan III Event - 1937-01-19

March 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamat of Mombasa and Nairobi, Kenya various times between January 19th and March 10th 1937.

Aga Khan III Event - 1937

Golden Jubilee Celebrations in Africa were held in Nairobi for Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III where Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was weighed against gold.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1936-09-29

September 29, 1936 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III addressed the 17th session of the League of Nations, Assembly at Geneva in his capacity as First Delegate of India. He said, '...change is the very essence of life. If the League is to be a living organism, it too must change, or like all living organisms, perish.'

Aga Khan III Event - 1936-01-19

January 19, 1936 - Golden Jubilee Celebrations were held in India where Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was weighed against gold in Bombay. Also present during the ceremony was Begum Andree Caron. |


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