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Aga Khan III Event - 1924-10-18

October 18, 1924 - A letter was sent to 'The Times' London, on behalf of the British Red Crescent Society by Lord Lamington, Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Sayyid Ameer Ali appealing for aid - both medical and financial for the suffering among the people of the Riff in Morocco. ([1] 782)

Aga Khan III Event - 1924-04-29

April 29, 1924 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote a letter from the Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London, which was published in 'The Times' London under the headline 'Indian Tariff Proposals: Protection for Steel Industry: The Aga Khan's Views.' The letter also mentioned the benefits for the British engineering industry and British manufacturers.([1] 780)

Aga Khan III Event - 1924-04-13

April 13, 1924 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article which was printed in 'The Sunday Express,' London and a summary of the article was also published by 'The Civil and Military Gazette' on April 14, 1924.

Aga Khan III Event - 1924

Council State of India recommended Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III for the Nobel Peace Prize, the first time ever in the history that a Muslim had been nominated for such an award. This was a unanimous resolution in India's Council of State to make His Highness Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan G.C.S.I., G.C.V.O., LLD to be a proper person to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in view of the strenuous, persistent and successful efforts that His highness has made to maintain peace between Turkey and the Western Powers since the Armistice...'

Aga Khan III Event - 1924

1924 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III's horse, Diophon, won for him the first classic race - the Two Thousand Guineas.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1923-10-23

October 23, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article 'The New Muslim World' which was printed in 'The Edinburgh Review', Edinburgh, in October 1923. It talked about the positive response to the Treaty of Lausanne in the Muslim world, the historical perspective on relations between the Muslims countries and Europe during the last 150 years, how other Muslims states may not likely be hostile towards Europe, aspirations of modern Islam, the Muslim and Arab states and other important topics.

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-07-27

July 27, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a message from Lausanne, regarding the Treaty with Turkey.

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-04-07

April 7, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with 'The Times of India', Bombay, it was also reproduced in 'the Civil and Military Gazette' of 10 April as circulated by the Associated Press of India.
In the interview, Mowlana Sultan Mohamed Shah talked about the second
conference at Lausanne and Turkey, and how he also regretted the dissolution of the
Muslim League, the deplorable relations between the Indians and Europeans in Kenya
among other important topics. He said, 'I implore my fellow religionists not to

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-03-15

March 15 1923 - Madras, at the Khalellabad residence of Khaleel Shirzi: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a reply to the Address of Welcome presented by the Muslims of Madras, talking of co-operation among the people of different creeds, his hopes for a just and lasting peace with Turkey and made tribute to the British newspapers. Source: 'The Times of India', Bombay, 17 March 1923 ([1] 750)

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-03-14

March 14, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III while interviewed by the Associate Press, replying to the question as to whether the British Government considered the revision of the Indian Constitution possible or necessary before the expiry of the statutory period, said that the British were practical people not impressed by tall talk or big words. They would be impressed by the use Indians made of the Reforms... ([1] 748) Full text: 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore, 17 March 1923.

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-02-06

February 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamat of Rajkot between February 6th and February 14th 1923.

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-01-23

January 23, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote a letter to 'The Times of India', Bombay, printed on 26 January 1923. He spoke of relations between Indians and the white settlers in Kenya, the danger to the interests of the British Empire, the immediate threat in East Africa and Indian respect for law and order. ([1] 744)

Aga Khan III Event - 1923-01-15

January 15, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave a speech at the Anjuman-i-Islamia High School in Bombay regarding counsel to the Muslims of India. Source: 'The Times of India', Bombay, 16 January 1923. 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore, carried a shorter report circulated by the Associated Press on 18 January.

Aga Khan III Event - 1923

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was awarded with the title of G.C.V.O -Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1923

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited Deauville in 1923.
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Aga Khan III Event - 1922-12-15

December 15, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with 'The Times of India', Bombay, 16 December 1922. 'The Civil and Military Gazette' also carried the interview on the same date.

Aga Khan III Event - 1922-06-21

June 21, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article for 'The Times', London, 10 October 1922 from The Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London, where the Aga Khan normally stayed on his short visits to London.
'People must not think that Mohammadans are living in a very backward condition.
I have even found an aged Mullah, who did not know a word of English, studying a
translation of 'The Statesman's Yearbook' which had been specially prepared so that
he might know the resources of the various countries...' (Aziz; 731)

Aga Khan III Event - 1922-06-07

June 7, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote a letter to 'The Times', London, printed on 8 June 1922, regarding the mortality of cancer. He spoke of the effects of tea and coffee, its prevalence in India and other eastern countries, and the question of whether or not cancer is more common in the West. ([1] 724)

Aga Khan III Event - 1922-02-03

February 3, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with 'The Bombay Chronicle' regarding issues in Indian Politics. The full text was printed in 'The Bombay Chronicle', Bombay, 4 February 1922. ([1] 720)

Aga Khan III Event - 1921-11-08

November 8, 1921 - Paris: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a letter to 'The Times' regarding making peace with Turkey, printed 12 November 1921. The address from Paris is not known.


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