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Aga Khan III gives lecture called 'Aga Khan III called, 'Muslims of the British Empire.' - 1911-07-22

A lecture was given by Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III called, 'Muslims of the British Empire.' It was printed in 'The Times Of India', Bombay, 22 July, 1911. A brief report was carried by 'The Time', London, 4 July 1911. The lecture was delivered under the auspices of the Council of the Festival of Empire at the Crystal Palace Theatre, London. Lord Avebury was to preside but he could not come and his place was taken by Lord Middleton.

Aga Khan III writes an article in

July 1911 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article in

Aga Khan III Writes about 'India's Education and Her Future Position in the Empire.' - 1911-07-01

July 1911 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article for the

Birth of Prince Aly Soloman Khan - 1911-06-13

June 13, 1911 - Birth of Prince Aly Soloman Khan at Turin, Italy. July 3, 1911

Aga Khan III wrotes article paying tribute to Lord and Lady Minto - 1911-01-01

January 1911 - London. Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article paying tribute to Lord and Lady Minto - their achievements and some omissions, such as the implementation of a Cadet Corps, and he also talked about issues relating to the Muslim rights and interests, reasons for reforms and relations with Afghanistan.

Aga Khan III organises the collection of Rs. 3,000,000 for Aligarh University - 1911

1911 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III organised the collection of Rs. 3,000,000 for Aligarh University.
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Aga Khan III Interview ab out unity between Hindu and Muslims - 1910-12-23

December 23, 1910 Interview with 'The Times of India' which was printed in 'The civil and Military Gazette', Lahore on December 25, 1910. Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III talked about the importance of the Aga Khan III had come to London to attend the funeral of King Edward VIII and the ways of maintaining this harmony, the forthcoming visit of the King to India, the mosque in London, and an opportunity of creating a Muslim University.

Aga Khan III attends the funeral of King Edward VIII -1910-06-03

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III had come to London to attend the funeral of King Edward VIII. The interview was also published in 'The Civil and Military Gazette, - Lahore' June 3, 1910.

Aga Khan III gave an interview with the Reuters Agency in London - 1910-05

May 1910 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with the Reuters Agency in London and paid a glowing tribute to King George V and Queen Mary.
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Aga Khan III visits the Rajkot Jamat - 1910-02-20

February 20, 1910 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Rajkot Jamat.

Aga Khan III gives the inaugural Address to the All India Muslim League - 1910-01-29

January 29, 1910 -Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave the inaugural Address to the All India Muslim League Third Annual Session in Delhi. In his address, he mentioned the formation of the Muslim League, a separate representation of Muslims in all levels, co-operation and unity between both the Muslims and the Hindus to meet the challenges of education, agriculture, commerce and industry and above all, to stand united in the struggle for equality for the Indians in South Africa and other important related issues.

Aga Khan III, guest of honour at the MOA College - 1910-01-25

January 25, 1910 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was the guest of honour at the MOA College where a garden party was given in his honour and he was made a Life Member of the Club.

A report was presented to Aga Khan III on behalf of the Anjuman-e-Islam - 1910-01-10

January 10, 1910 - A report was presented to Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III on behalf of the Anjuman-e-Islam, in Bombay. He presided over the Annual session of the Muslim where both Sunni and Shia sects presented an address to Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and referred to him as their leader.

Aga Khan III wrote an article in 'The Times' - London - 1909-12

'The National Review' - London, in its December 1909 issue, published an article that Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote.He talked among other important topics, about how many writers have a superficial knowledge of the Indians, the political structure of the Indian government, ambitions of the Indians, the blessings brought by the British government but yet, discontentment still exists within the country and he also mentioned the role of the press, and how education would eliminate prejudice.

Aga Khan III sent a detailed letter to 'The Times' - London - 1909-11-16

On November 16, 1909 Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a detailed letter to 'The Times' - London for the confirmation of the brief telegram sent on the previous day. In this letter, Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III talked about how the regulations under the Indian Councils Act were not ideal, but the Muslims would respect and accept them.
He also talked about how the representation of the land owners was a complicated affair, as the seats were not equally divided, and that perhaps Indians will be united into one nationality.

The Times London, published a telegram sent by Aga Khan III - 1909-11-15

On November 15, 1909, 'The Times' - London, published a telegram sent by Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III endorsing the reforms as stipulated by Lord Morley-Minto.

Article on the First Annual General Meeting of the London Muslim League - 1909-06-24

The Times, London, June 24, 1909 printed the speech that Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III had given at the First Annual General Meeting of the London Muslim League. In this speech, Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III mentioned the numerical strength of the Muslim population in India, their welfare and progress as seen in the entire Islamic world, the Muslim loyalty to Britain and the Muslim demand for equal constitutional privileges as those being granted to the Indians and other such related topics.

Aga Khan III sent a letter to the London Muslim League - 1909-02-23

February 23, 1909 - The London Muslim League gave a luncheon to meet with Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III who unfortunately due to bad health could not attend. Instead, Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a letter stating his views.

Aga Khan III gave an interview which was published - 1909-02-15

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview which was published in 'The Times'(London) on February 15 and in 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore (March 14).
During this interview, Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III talked about the problem of the minorities in India, how the differences between Muslims and Hindus must be recognized, how the two communities must be equally represented politically and socially, and how Hindus cannot speak for the whole of India.

Aga Khan III visited Florence Nightingale in London - 1908

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited Florence Nightingale in London, England. This eminent British woman was at the time a complete invalid and confined to a sofa in her Park Lane home.
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