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Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

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Billionaire racehorse owner the Aga Khan holds his trophy after being presented with a prestigious award for philanthropy, at the Scottish parliament, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Tuesday Oct. 4, 2005. The Aga Khan recieved the Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, an accolade widely regarded as the philanthropy world's equivalent of the Nobel Prize. The ceremony was the first time the event, inaugurated in 2001 and held every two years, had taken place outside the United States.

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Heritage Society Collection

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His Highness the Aga Khan, Sir Tom Farmer, Scottish recipient, and the Rt. Hon. Jack McConnell, First Minister of Scotland, hold discussions before the Award Ceremony.

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AKDN

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His Highness the Aga Khan gives his acceptance speech upon receiving the Andrew Carnegie Medal, as Sally Magnusson, BBC presenter, and Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights look on.

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AKDN

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His Highness the Aga Khan, one of the six recipients of the 2005 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.

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AKDN
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