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Mowlana Sultan Muhammed Shah

n October 9, 1944, the Aga Khan married his fourth and last wife, Mlle Yvette Labrousse, known as Umm Habiba, the Begum Aga Khan

n October 9, 1944, the Aga Khan married his fourth and last wife, Mlle Yvette Labrousse, known as Umm Habiba, the Begum Aga Khan

L'Aga Khan III
Mohamed Aly Ibrahim, l'Aga Khan III, le prince Mohamed Aly, le roi Farouk, le prince Abdel Moheim et Mohamed Aly Raouf, après la signature du contrat de mariage de l'Aga Khan III au Khoubbeh Palace, en décembre 1929, au Caire, Egypte. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Remembering a hero of the nation: Sir Aga Khan's drive for education 2021-11-02

Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III
Source: 
brecorder.com

The 2nd of November marks the birth anniversary of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan (1877-1957) who made significant contributions to the social, cultural, political, economic and educational growth of Muslims.

Birthday of our beloved 48th Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah

Birthday of our beloved 48th Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah

November 2nd marks the birthday of our beloved 48th Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah who was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1877

H.H. THE AGA KHAN'S REVIEW AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS ON ADJOURNMENT OF THE SESSION 1937-10-06

Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah at The League of Nations, Geneva

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Your work for the time being is at an end. But I have still a duty to perform.

Thanks.

Diamond Jubilee Day 1945-08-17

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August 17th was designated by Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah to Ismailis as Diamond Jubilee Day and to be celebrated as such every year.

Urdu:An ‘Early Mistake’ of Pakistan 2021-08-02

File photo. Rizwan Tabassum—AFP
Source: 
newsweekpakistan.com/ Newsweek

Imposing Urdu as a national language on then-East Pakistan actually damaged ‘national unity,’ rather than bolstering it
Dr. Naazir Mahmood, in his book of collected essays Politics Pictures Personalities (2005), highlights some “mistakes” of Pakistan soon after Partition in 1947, suggesting these foreshadowed the “big” mistakes it was to make later.

Aga Khan and the Pakistan Movement 1877-11-02

File photo of Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III
Source: 
newsweek www.newsweekpakistan.com

The state of Pakistan and its inhabitants owe a debt of gratitude to Aga Khan III for his contributions to its development

MESSAGE TO THE WORLD OF ISLAM 2021-05-15

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
Ismailia Assoc for Pakistan, Amaana.org

MESSAGE TO THE WORLD OF ISLAM
Aga Khan III IMAM SULTAN MUHAMMAD SHAH 48th Imam of Ismailis
Published by: Centenary Committee His Royal Highness The Aga Khan Ismailia Association for Pakistan 4th Edition 1977

Chapter One: GREETINGS TO PAKISTAN

Be no more hypnotized by the dead glories of the distant past or by the misfortunes of the near past.

FUTURE OF MUSLIM STATES 1950-02-08

Aga Khan III Sultan Muhammad Shah

FUTURE OF MUSLIM STATES

True Islam was and is dynamic and not static. Do not look to the third century of Islamic History but to the first.

Pune: Exhibition on freedom fighters inaugurated at Aga Khan Palace 2021-03-13

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav exhibition at Aga Khan Palace,
Source: 
The Indian Express

The historic Aga Khan Palace in Pune, where Mahatma Gandhi was detained following the launch of the Quit India Movement, is holding an exhibition to pay homage to freedom fighters and showcase their contribution to the fight for independence, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the celebration of 75 years of India’s independence.

Wedding of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah and Yvette Labrousse (Mata Salamat) 1944-10-10

Wedding celebrations on wedding of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah and Mata Salamat

The Ismailia community of Africa celebrated the marriage of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah and Begum Mata Salamat (Yvette Labrousse) held in Geneva, Switzerland on 10th October, 1944

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Calcutta Air[port 1952-02-25

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat arriving at Calcutta Airport  1952-02-25

L'Aga Khan III lors de sa descente d'avion, en fauteuil roulant, après avoir fait une crise cardiaque, et la Bégum Aga Khan, Om Habibeh, Yvette Labrousse, le 25 février 1952, à Calcutta, Inde. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Yakimour during the 1956 Cannes Film Festival

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Yakimour during the 1956 Cannes Film Festival

Le 9ème Festival de CANNES 1956 s'est déroulé du 23 avril au 10 mai : Danny KAYE, une cigarette à la main, discutant avec l'Aga KHAN, assis dans un fauteuil roulant, et son épouse la Bégum dans les jardins de leur villa Yakimour, au bord de la piscine. (Photo by GAROFALO Jack/SIMON Michou/Paris Match via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah had symbolic weighing ceremony in Cairo, Egypt 199-02-23

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Begum Mata Salamat and Prince Aly Khan  at the Semiramis Hotel in Cairo, Egypt

L'Aga Kahn III pesé symboliquement (symbolic weighing ceremony) en présence de sa femme la bégum Om Habibeh Yvette Labrousse, et Prince Aly Salomone Khan le 23 février 1955 à l'hôtel Semiramis au Caire, Egypte. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah attended the wedding of the Shah of Persia 1951-02-12

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah seen at the wedding off the Shah-en-Shah of Iran and Shahbanoo

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah attended the wedding of the Shah-en-Shah of Persian on 12th February 1951

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah accompanied by Begum Mata Salamat visited London, England 1955-05-22

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah at London Airport with Begum Mata Salamat

La bégum des Ismaéliens Aga Khan Yvette Labrousse, et le prince Aga Khan III
La bégum des Ismaéliens Aga Khan Yvette Labrousse et le prince Aga Khan III lors de leur arrivée à l'aéroport de Londres le 22 mai 1955, au Royaume-Uni. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah arrived in London, United Kingdom accompanied by Begum Mata Salamat

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan III "Material Intelligence and Spiritual Enlightenment" 1955-02-20

H.H. The Aga Khan III Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah K.C.B.E.
Source: 
institute of Ismaili Studies

Material Intelligence and Spiritual Enlightenment
An Address at the Platinum Jubilee Ceremony

Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan

February 20, 1955 Cairo, Egypt

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad 1937-03-01

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Ismaili Leaders in Kenya welcome Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah for the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Imamat

The All-Africa Diamond Jubilee Celebrations were held in Dar-es-Salaam 1946-08-10

All-africa Diamond Jubilee celebrations held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania  1946-08-10

The All-Africa celebrations of the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Rt-Honorable Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah The Aga Khan held at Dar-es-Salaam 10th August, 1946

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of His Imamat in Karachi, Pakistan 1954-02-02

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah acknowledges the greeting of well-wishers at Karachi weighing ceremony

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah celebrated the Platinum Jubilee with a weighing ceremony at Karachi, Pakistan on 2nd February 1954


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