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Heroes and other Persons in Ismaili History

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Dr Gulshan Khakee Scholar
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1944 - 2002

Dr Gulshan Khakee was among the pioniers of Ginanic research.

She graduated in teacher training in Nairobi where she taught at the AK Girl School and at the Kenya High School . She did her M.A. at Trinity College in Dublin - Ireland and her PhD. at Harvard in 1972.

Thesis: "The `Das Avatara' of Satpanthi Ismailis and Imam Shahis of Indo-Pakistan." Ph.D. diss., Harvard University , 1972. [Contains a transliteration and translation of the Das Avatara of Imam Shah.]

Dr Gulshan Khakee died of cancer in Bombay at the age of 58, Saturday January 12, 2002.

Khalil Shariff Other
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Khalil Shariff is a member of the fiorst Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

Margaret Ogilvie Scholar
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Professor Margaret Ogilvie is a member of the first Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

Azim Nanji Scholar
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Dr. Azim Nanji is a member of the first Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

Huguette Labelle Official
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Dr. Huguette Labelle is a member of the first board of directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

Rudyard Griffiths Official
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Rudyard Griffiths is the Executive Director of the Centre for Civic Engagement, as well as the director of the Munk Debates and the Grano Speakers Series. He is a co-founder of the Historica-Dominion Institute, and sits on numerous boards including the Canadian Institute for Citizenship. In 2008, he was appointed Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Canadian Forces College. He is the author of Who We Are: A Citizen's Manifesto, and the editor of numerous books on Canadian history, politics and international affairs. Mr.

Yash Ghai Official
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Yash Ghai is a member of the First Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

Iain T. Benson Official
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Iain T. Benson is a member of the first Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism

Kofi Annan Official
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Kofi A. Annan is a member of the first board of directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada

Yusuf Habib Keshavjee Ismaili in the News
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Yusuf Habib Keshavjee, Board of Trustees, AKU

Mr Keshavjee brings to the Board diverse experience from East Africa's private as well as government and civil society sectors. He currently chairs the Boards of Honey Care Africa Limited, an expanding East African social enterprise aimed at increasing income of rural farmers; Shaanti Holistic Health Retreat, a yoga and meditation centre in Mombasa; and White Rose Drycleaners based in Kenya and Uganda.

Princess Khaliya Aga Khan Imam's Family
Year: 
1974

Wife of Prince Hussain Aga Khan

Mohamedali Hasham Noormohamed Hero
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Year: 
1912

Jamati Leader as well as active service in Scouts for 50 years from 1929-1979

Nasir Khusraw Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
1003 - 1088
Missionary Kara Ruda Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
1880 - 1931
Abu Ali Sina Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
0980 - 1036
Pir Sabzali Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
- 1938
Abdul Malik bin Attash Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
- 1107
Ahmad an-Nasafi Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
0850

Exact dates are not known for him

Ali ibn Muhammad al-Sulayhi, Dai Historic Figure | Hero
Year: 
1020 - 1067
lbn Hani Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
0932
Pir Satgur Noor Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
- 1095
Tamim b. al-Muizz. Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
0948 - 0984
Sayyidna Hasan Bin Sabbah Hero | Historic Figure
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Year: 
1032 - 1122
Kiya Buzurg Ummid Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
- 1138
Rashid al-Din Sinan Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
1135 - 1194
Hakam Nizari Birjindi Kohistani Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
1247 - 1320
Hazrat Pir Shamshuddin Sabzwari Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
- 1356
Pir Sadar Din Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
1290 - 1380
Pir Hasan Kabiruddin Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
1340 - 1500
Yaqub Bin Killis Hero | Historic Figure
Year: 
0930 - 0991
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