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Sayyid Ammer Ali retiring from the Presidentship of the London Branch of All India Muslim League - 1913-07-14

On 31 October 1913, 'The Times' had announced that Sayyid Ammer Ali was retiring from the Presidentship of the London Branch of All India Muslim League.

Aga Khan III gives a speech at the 5th Annual Meeting of the London Muslim League - 1913-07-14

July 14, 1913 - London: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave a speech at the 5th Annual Meeting of the London Muslim League. He spoke of the Indian Muslim youth in England, relations between Turkey and Britain, Muslim solidarity, the importance of education, relations between different races in India, potential influence of sports and the leaders of the future.

Aga Khan III gives evidence before the Royal Commission on the Public Services in India - 1913-03-03

March 3, 1913 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave evidence before the Royal Commission on the Public Services in India. He spoke of his views on the Indian Civil Service, bringing Sanskrit and Arabic on the same level as Greek and Latin, encouraging Persian literature, Indian administration and Indian history and the advantages of teaching Englishmen oriental culture, among other such topics. ([1] 416)

Aga Khan III speaks on the necessity of having Hindu Universities in India - 1913-02-13

February 23, 1913 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave a speech at a Function in Honour of the Deputation of the Hindu University on the necessity of having Hindu Universities in India. He gave reminder of his own suggestion for two Hindu universities twelve years ago, a room for movement of intellectual variety. He said that he hoped that new universities would be able to produce eminent literary men.

Aga Khan III writes an article printed in 'The Times of India' - 1913-02-13

February 13, 1913 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article printed in 'The Times of India', Bombay, 14 February 1913, and a brief summary was also printed in 'The Times', London.

Aga Khan III appeals the Indian Muslims to help the refugees of the Balkan War - 1912-12-09

December 1912 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a cablegram to the Rajah of Mahmudabad, appealing the Indian Muslims to help the refugees of the Balkan War. It was printed in 'The Times of India', Bombay, 9 December 1912.

Aga Khan III gives interview about the need for a Muslim University - 1912-03-08

March 8, 1912 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview about the need for a Muslim University, with 'The Times of India', Bombay.

Aga Khan III speaks on 'Education for National Regeneration' - 1912-03-04

March 4, 1912 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made the speech, 'Education for National Regeneration' at the Madrasash-i-Anjuman-i-Islam, Bombay. The speech was also printed in 'The Times of India', Bombay, 5 March 1912. 'Emphasizing how necessary education - and united action in education - is, his Highness pointed to the progress of Japan which he said had no great reformer, but was a nation of Bismarcks.' ([1] 393)

Aga Khan III makes a statement on The Annulment of The Partition of Bengal - 1912

February 10, 1912 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a statement on The Annulment of The Partition of Bengal called, 'The Repeal of the Partition of Bengal.' Source: 'Comrade' However, the date on which the Aga Khan issued this statement is not confirmed. The origin of this statement has not yet been discovered -- was it issued to the press from where 'Comrade' picked it up and reprinted, or was it sent especially to Mohammed Ali's journal?

King George grants Aga Khan III the status of a Ruling Prince for Life - 1912

In recognition of the services during World War I, King George granted Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III a salute of eleven guns and the status of a Ruling Prince for Life.

Aga Khan III visited Tsar Nicholas II of Russia - 1912

In autumn Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III visited Tsar Nicholas II of Russia who was the cousin of King George V.
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Aga Khan III calls a Hindu-Muslim Unity Conference at Allahabad - 1912

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III also called a Hindu-Muslim Unity Conference at Allahabad.
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Aga Khan III iss awarded the title of G.C.S.I - Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India - 1912

Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was awarded the title of G.C.S.I - Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India. This investiture was held in Delhi and attended by British royalty, was the highest possible decoration that could be bestowed upon any Indian subject.

Aga Khan III makes statement on the Repeal of the Partition of Bengal - 1911-12-17

17 December 1911 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a statement on the Repeal of the Partition of Bengal. 'Transfer of the Capital to Delhi' was printed in 'The Times', London, 18 December 1911. ([1] 384)

Aga Khan III gives inaugural speech at the All India Muhammedan Educational Conferences - 1911-12-04

December 4 1911 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an inaugural speech at the All India Muhammedan Educational Conferences, printed in 'The Times of India', Bombay, 5 December 1911 and 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore, 6 December 1911. The speech was preceded by the address given by Hakim Muhammed Ajmal Khan, as chairman of the reception committee. As the Aga Khan could not be present in person, the speech was read out by Mowlana Shaukat Ali. Nawab Imad-Ul-Mulk, referred to the royal visit and described it as the greatest and most auspicious in their national history.

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 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

Aga Khan III writes an article in

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

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.


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