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Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah challenges King Wilhelm II of Prussia

in 1911 (A.H. 1323) the German Crown Prince King Wilhelm visited India and proudly said to our 48th Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah during a billiards game that German forces would fight against the British forces and that what would you and the Indian rulers do to stop it? Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah immediately replied with confidence that "We will fight against the German forces and our armies will invade Germany" Hearing this, King Wilhelm was stunned and fell silent. (Noorum Mubeen)

When in 1918 the generals decided to surrender to the Allies, Wilhelm was forced to abdicate. He fled to the Netherlands where he stayed until 1941 when, at the age of 82, he died of a pulmonary embolism. And the German and Prussian monarchies died with him. *The Memoirs of Aga Khan, Cassell & Co., 1954. Published: January 16, 2018

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