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...'
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.
July 27, 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a message from Lausanne, regarding the Treaty with Turkey.
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
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 ( 750)
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... ( 748) Full text: 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore, 17 March 1923.
February 1923 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited the Jamat of Rajkot between February 6th and February 14th 1923.
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. ( 744)
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.
Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited Deauville in 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.
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.
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)
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. ( 724)
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. ( 720)
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.
July 8, 1921 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a telegram regarding the Indian Muslim concern for Turkey, to Lord Reading, which was printed in 'The Morning Post', London, 9 July 1921. ( 710)
March 13, 1921 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III delivered a speech at the farewell luncheon to Lord and Lady Reading. Source: 'The Times', London, 14 March 1921.
'I am confident that...there could be no better augury for the success for the application of Lord Reading's great qualities of mind and heart to India than the revision of the Turkish Peace Treaty, on lines acceptable to Indian Settlement.' (Aziz; 706)
January 22, 1921 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with the Press that was printed in 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore, 25 January 1921. The full text of the interview was circulated by the Associated Pres of India. The main topic of the interview was India's connection with Britain. ( 704)
1921 - Bombay: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote the foreword to H.P. Mody's biography of Sir Pherozeshah Mehta, called Remembering Sir Pherozeshah Mehta.
'It is with great reluctance that I have accepted the author's kind invitation to write this Foreword,
for I am well aware of my shortcomings for the task. Unlike many others happily still alive, I did not get
to know Sir Pherozeshah till the very evening of his life...' (Aziz; 716)
Sir Pherozeshah: A Political Biography The Times of India Press, Bombay, 1921.