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Prince Aly Khan riding a horse on a race track

The death of Prince Aly Khan last week deprived horse racing of its foremost international figure; it also deprived our times of a man of quality.

In the fields Aly Khan chose for his own he had no peers. His horses were the best, his modern paintings were the best, his manners were the best and his women were the best. Then suddenly last Thursday night, on the gentle curve of a suburban Paris street while on his way to be guest of honor at a small dinner party, Aly's life of excellence ended

Speech by Prince Aly S. Khan to the Council for Islamic Affairs, New York 1958-05-27

Prince Aly Salomone Khan
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Read and Know No.19

Islam – A Liberating Force

Speech by Prince Aly S. Khan to The Council of Islamic Affairs, New York
May 27, 1958

It is one of the paradoxes of history that the West, and the Islamic world which have so many beliefs and values in common, should have lived in antagonism for centuries. When we consider the great contribution of the Islamic peoples to modern Western civilization, particularly in the realm of scientific enquiry, philosophic thought and mysticism, wherein the religious spirit is lifted to the sublime, the paradox of conflict becomes all the more striking

The ideal diplomat?

Prince Aly Salman Khan with his wife Rita Hayworth
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dailytimes.com/pk

On May 12, 1960, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Aly Khan, dies in a Paris car accident; ending a promising diplomatic career. Who was Aly Khan and what distinguished him from other diplomats? Moreover, what relevance does he hold today?

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October 10: In 1940, Prince Aly Khan joined the British forces in the Royal Wiltshire Yeomantry. He was promoted to Lt. Col. on October 10, 1944. Later, he was decorated for distinguished service with the U.S. Army.

The ideal diplomat? Prince Aly Khan

Prince Aly Khan speaking at the United Nations as Representative for Pakistan
Source: 
Daily Times Pakistan

May 12, 1960, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Aly Khan, dies in a Paris car accident – ending a promising diplomatic career. Who was Aly Khan and what distinguished him from other diplomats? Moreover, what relevance does he hold today?

Prince Aly Khan in Loving memory

Prince Aly Khan in Loving memory

Prince Aly Khan born in Turin (Torino) Italy on this day of June 13, 1911. He was the father of our beloved Hazar Imam Shah Karim and the eldest son of our 48th Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad. His mother was Cleope Teresa Maglione

May 12 Remembrance

May 12 Remembrance

May 12th is the date when Prince Aly Khan and his brother Prince Sadrudin passes away in 1960 and 2003 respectively

Prince. Aly Khan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York 1958-08-19

Prince. Aly Khan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York  1958-08-19

Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, who is photographed here as he addressed the Assembly. 1958-08-19

Birthday of Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Prince Aly Khan was born in Turin (Torino) Italy on June 13, 1911. His mother was Cleope Teresa "Ginetta" Magliano.

In 1939, Prince Aly Aga Khan joined the French Foreign Legion and served with its cavalry division in Egypt and the Middle East. In 1940, he joined the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, becoming a lieutenant colonel in 1944. That same year, he participated in the Allied landing in the south of France with the United States Seventh Army, serving as a liaison officer with the rank of captain; for this, he was made an officer in the Legion of Honor in 1950.


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