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2010-02-02 Paris

PARIS - FEBRUARY 02: Prince Karim Aga Khan attends the International 'Global Zero' Summit Against Nuclear Weapons at Hotel Intercontinental on February 2, 2010 in Paris, France.

The Global Zero Summit will convene 200 international political, military, business and religious leaders until February 04 to discuss a practical step-by-step plan for the phased, verified elimination of all nuclear weapons and to launch a global grassroots campaign.

A MAN OF QUALITY -prince Aly Khan

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 Hazar Imam at His 80th Birthday Party at Aiglemont 2016-12-16

Hazar Imam at His 80th Birthday celebrations at Aiglemont with His family and members of the L.I.F.
Source: 
ismaili.net

Members of My family, members of the Jamat, this is a uniquely happy occasion in My life. And as you can tell I am a little emotional. But then who isn't when you reach the revered age of eighty. So I am there, but I feel I as though I am 40. Thanks to you. .

This has been a very, very happy occasion for Me and I would like to thank everyone who has participated in making this event happen.

WEDDING AGA KHAN III AND ANDRÉE JOSÉPHINE CARRON

France, Aix-les-Bains, 7 December, 1929. The marriage between  Aga Khan III and Andrée Joséphine Carron, who came from Savoye .

The Aga Khan III married, on 7 December 1929 (civil), in Aix-les-Bains, France, and 13 December 1929 (religious), in Bombay, India, Andrée Joséphine Carron (1898–1976). A co-owner of a dressmaking shop in Paris, she became known as Princess Andrée Aga Khan. By this marriage, he had one son, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, (1933–2003). The couple were divorced in 1943

Title Aga Khan III marries Andree Carron 1929-12-07

Mowlana Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah and his third wife Andree Carron

The Aga Khan III married, on 7 December 1929 (civil), in Aix-les-Bains, France, and 13 December 1929 (religious), in Bombay, India, Andrée Joséphine Carron (1898–1976). A co-owner of a dressmaking shop in Paris, she became known as Princess Andrée Aga Khan. By this marriage, he had one son, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, (1933–2003). The couple were divorced in 1943

The quiet revolutionary 1991-08-18

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
The (Manchester) Guardian Weekly, August 18, 1991

The quiet revolutionary
By Akbar S. Ahmed
The (Manchester) Guardian Weekly, August 18, 1991
Picture caption: The Aga Khan: paradox

Legion d'Honneur

Legion d'Honneur

France President Macron awards Aga Khan the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour 2018-09-21

Progressive Valia vanquishes Longchamp rivals 2020-07-23

Valia was the star on Longchamp's eight-race card  2020-07-23
Source: 
www.rte.ie/sport/racing

The Alain de Royer Dupre-trained Valia lit up an otherwise humdrum card at Longchamp this afternoon with a commanding victory in the Listed Prix de Thiberville for three-year-old fillies and could develop into a legitimate contender for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

De Royer Dupre and owner the Aga Khan presciently entered the daughter of Sea The Stars and 2014 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches runner-up Veda in Europe's most prestigious race last month, despite her being unraced.

Aga Khan chasing Zarkava glory at the home of the Arc with progressive fillies 2020-05-14

Wonder filly Zarkava is remembered at the scene of her greatest triumph on Thursday Edward Whitake
Source: 
Racing Post

11.40 Longchamp
Prix Zarkava – Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage (Listed) | 1m2½f | 4yo+ fillies and mares | SSR

If you owned and bred one of the superstars of the 21st century you are bound to be keen to win the race named in her honour.

Which may well explain why the Aga Khan has two runners in the Prix Zarkava, which commemorates his outstanding filly who lit up French racing in 2008 with four straight Group 1 wins culminating in success here in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

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

Simeen Scores in Prix de la Pistole at Chantilly 2020-05-13

ga Khas Studs Tweeted - Simeen came from last to first to win the Prix de la Pistole on seasonal debut today. She remains unbeat
Source: 
BoodHorse

Lope de Vega filly is now second favorite for the French One Thousand Guineas (G1).

he Aga Khan's Simeen is now just 5-1 for the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (French One Thousand Guineas, G1) with Coral and Betfair after getting up under a hand ride from Christophe Soumillon in the Prix de la Pistole at Chantilly on May 13.

The daughter of Lope de Vega is now 3-for-3, and trainer Jean-Claude Rouget believes she has a big future, even though she has yet to contest a pattern race.

Holy Talika from Mawlana Hazar Imam 2020-04-23

Holy Talika during COVID-19 pandemic
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the.ismaili

The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the global Jamat.
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My beloved spiritual children,

Mata Salamat

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Mata Salamat

Today February 15 marks the birthday of our beloved Mata Salamat Om Habibeh Aga Khan wife our 48th Imam Shah Sultan Muhammad Shah. They were married in Geneva on October 9th, 1944 under her maiden name Yvette Blanche Labrousse.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan in French at the Academie des Beaux Arts in Paris, France 2016-06-22

2016-06-22-academie-francaise-aga-khan-4.jpg
Source: 
ismaili.net

Discours prononcé par Son Altesse l’Aga Khan
pour l’installation de M. Dominique Perrault à l’Académie des beaux-arts
le mercredi 22 juin 2016

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Monsieur Dominique Perrault

Votre premier jour sous la Coupole inspire de grandes joies :

Hazar Imam at Installation of Frederic Mitterrand at The Institute of France in Paris 2020-02-05

Hazar Imam at the Installation of Frederic Mitterand at the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France in Paris  2020-02-05

Farah Diba and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg attended the Installation of Frederic Mitterrand at The Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France in Paris, France. Farah Pahlavi and Karim Aga Khan IV were also present at the event. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was received as guest of honor by Frédéric Mitterrand in the presence of many personalities from the political, cultural, and economic world. The Academy of Fine Arts (Academie des Beaux-Arts) is one of the five academies of the Institute of France (Institut de France).


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