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Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, former UN refugee chief, dies in US-2003-05-13

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Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and uncle of the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shiite Muslim Ismaili community, has died aged 70.

The prince died on Monday in hospital in Boston in the United States after a long illness, an official of one of his foundations told AFP.

After a career in the United Nations (news - web sites) that spanned nearly 40 years, the prince devoted himself to defence and environmental issues.

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