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Princess Zahra celebrates 51st Birthday

Princess Zahra celebrates 51st Birthday

Happy Birthday Princess Zahra born Geneva, Switzerland September 18, 1970

Birthday of Prince Amyn Muhammad 1937-09-12

Prince Amyn (right) with his brother Karim Aga Khan - the 49th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims

Our beloved Prince Amyn Muhammad was born in Geneva, Switzerland on September 9th 1937.

Like his elder brother, he attended the Institut Le Rosey and Harvard College. He graduated from Harvard in 1960 with an A.B. magna cum laude in literature and economics. He further pursued graduate studies in comparative literature at Harvard, receiving an A.M. in comparative literature in 1963 whilst also studying at the New England Conservatory.[2] During his studies he was additionally engaged as a graduate instructor in French.

Imamat Day Mubarak

First Coronation of our beloved 49th Holy Imam was held in DaresSalaam, Tanzania on October 19, 1957

In His Last Will and Testament, our 48th Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah appointed "Karim, the son of my son" to be the Imam and Pir of all Ismailis

Interview of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan by Annick Billard of

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Source: 
ismaili.net

Interview with Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Co-ordinator for United Nations Humanitarian and Economic Assistance Programmes relating to Afghanistan By Annick Billard (Courtesy Refugees - November 1988) Following the historic agreement signed in Geneva on 14 April 1988 between Afghanistan and Pakistan, on 11 May, the U.N. Secretary General appointed Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan to the position of Co-ordinator for United Nations Humanitarian and Economic Assistance Programmes relating to Afghanistan.

Birth of Prince Irfan - first son of Prince Rahim

Happy Birthday Prince Rahim born on April11 2015 in Geneva

Prince Irfan was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 11th April 2015 to Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan

Birth of Prince Irfan - first son of Prince Rahim 2015-04-11

Hazar Imam with Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa and their first child Prince Irfan

Prince Irfan was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 11th April 2015 to Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan

Prince Hussain at the Living Sea exhibition

Prince Hussain at the Living Sea exhibition

Happy Birthday Prince Hussain born in Geneva, Switzerland April 10, 1974

Prince Hussain Birthday

Prince Hussain Birthday

Happy Birthday Prince Hussain. Born April 10, 1974 in Geneva, Switzerland

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

manifesto (002)

manifesto (002)

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan signs a giant version of a new manifesto of the European Committee for Improvements in the Transportation of Farm Animals in London, December 1, 1993.

LIVING SEA - photo essay by Prince Hussain Aga Khan

Prince Hussain seen with brother Prince Rahim Aga Khan
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focusedonnature.org

I would like to ABSOLUTELY thank Marta, who has been amazing and inspiring… encouraging and unbelievably supportive throughout.
And for giving me a platform and outreach capacity I never dreamed I might have.

It is such an immense honor for me to be here today… And it always feels like so many other people are more deserving, have been doing
this for longer and are more technically competent.

Never in my life did I dream I would become a wildlife photographer – despite spending hundreds of hours as a child looking at

Hidden secrets of the universe-interview with Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan June Ducas about his art collection, now on show at the

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan with Princess Catherine
Source: 
ismaili.net

If ever East meets West, it could be said to do so at Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan's 17th-century home, the Château de Bellerive on the shores of Lake Geneva. Flanked by two square towers, the
stone façade of the château with its tiled roof, wooden shutters and arched doors of studded oak is austere but arrestingly beautiful.

While the outside may be simple, the rooms inside are crammed with exotic bibelots, orchids, oriental

A Man For All Nations - Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
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A Man For All Nations

On a clear day, with binoculars, you can look across lake Geneva from Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan's office to the towers of his seventh century Chateau Bellerive, at least you could until yesterday, when he resigned after 12 years as UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Outside are well-kept lawns, winding paths, splendid great evergreens. It all seems a million miles away from the squalor and misery one associates with the very word refugee.

Happy 84th Birthday our beloved Hazar Imam

Happy 84th Birthday our beloved Hazar Imam

Our Beloved Hazar Imam celebrates His 84th Salgirah Mubarak on December 13, 2020 in the 64th year of His ascension to the throne of Imamat

Happy Birthday Sara Boyden Aga Khan

Happy Birthday Sara Boyden Aga Khan

Friday 13 marked the 20th anniversary of her birth in Geneva on November 13, 2000

Happy Birthday Prince Rahim

Happy Birthday Prince Rahim

Prince Rahim celebrates his 49th birthday this week on Monday. Prince Rahim was born in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday October 12th 1971

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

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ismaili.net

October 6, 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a Presidential Review at the Adjournment of the 18th session of the League of Nations at Geneva. He said, 'The tribulations of one people are the tribulations of all. That which weakens one weakens all. That which is a gain to one is surely a gain to all. This is no empty ideal...'

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

Geneva
6th October 1937

18th Session

THE AGA KHAN'S PRESIDENTIAL REVIEW
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Princess Zahra Aga Khan

Princess Zahra Aga Khan

Princess Zahra celebrates her 50th birthday today September 18th. Born in Geneva, Switzerland to Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Prince Amyn Muhammad celebrates his 83rd birthday. Born in Geneva on September 12th 1937 to Prince Aly Khan and Princess Tajuddawlah Aga Khan (née Joan Yarde-Buller).


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