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Aga Khan III Event - 1945-08-06

August 6, 1945 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Mata Salamat and other dignitaries left for Johannesburg, South Africa. On arrival there, they were greeted by President Vazir Allibhai V. Keshavji.

Aga Khan III Event - 1945-08-06

August 6, 1945 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III later held a press conference at the Langham Hotel where he said to the reporters, '...Here I am. Shoot! What do you want to know?'

Aga Khan III Event - 1945-08-04

August 4, 1945 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Mata Salamat landed from a flying boat and made their first visit to Lourenco Marques, Mozambique.

Aga Khan III Event - 1945-07-24

July 24, 1945 Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III delivered a speech at the Mission Conference held in Dar es Salaam.
'The first regrettable thing about all missionaries and religious activities is that I am sorry to say gentlemen, a person like Dr. Ivanow of Russia knows more about Ismaili religion and its meaning than most of our Bhagats put together...'

Aga Khan III Event - 1945-04

April - August 1945 Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited various centres in East Africa such as Kampala, Nairobi, Kisumu, Musoma, Dar es Salaam, Mozambique, Zanzibar etc. and gave Holy Deedar to Jamats during this Jubilee year.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1945

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Begum Ome Habibah visited Zurich in 1945
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Aga Khan III Event - 1944

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III married Mlle. Yvette Labrousse, Om Habibeh Mata Salamat, whom he often addressed fondly as 'Yaki' from her initial Y.A.K. (Yvette Aga Khan). Om Habibah Begum had already converted to Islam before the marriage while living in Cairo where Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III first met her.(link to photos)
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Aga Khan III Event - 1944

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III's horse Tehran won the St. Leger.
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Aga Khan III Visits Hyderabad and Rangoon - 1941-01-16 to 26

January 16, 1941 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamat of Hyderabad. He also visited the Jamat of Rangoon, Burma on the 24th and 26th.

Aga Khan III Event - 1940-02-09

February 1940 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamats of Karachi, Pakistan between February 4th and 7th and the Jamats of Mumbai, India various times between February 9th and March 10th 1940.

Aga Khan III Event - 1940

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III met with the Governor of Bombay at a ceremonial occasion where many rulers of Indian States were present.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1940

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III presided at a meeting in Bombay held to protest against the treatment of Indians in South Africa. The Quaid-e-Azam and many other leaders were also present.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1939-02

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the state of Jamnagar in Kathiawar in February 1939.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1939-01-02

January 1939 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamats of Mumbai, India various times between January 2nd and January 30th.

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 - 1939

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Begum Andree Caron visited the Young Maharaja George Jivaji Rao of Gwalior shortly before their departure for Europe at the beginning of 1939.
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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.


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