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Aga Khan Weds German-Born Princess-1998-05-30


The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the world's Ismaili Muslim community, has married a German-born princess who converted to Islam.

In separate religious and civil ceremonies Saturday, the Aga Khan wed Gabriele zu Leiningen at his Aiglemont estate in this tiny town, 25 miles north of Paris near Chantilly, his office said in a statement. It was the second marriage for both.

The rector of the Mosque of Paris, Dalil Boubakeur, performed the religious ceremony, and the mayor of Gouvieux, Patrice Marchand, performed the civil marriage, a statement said.

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