Aga Khan III Biography

Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, GCVO, PC was the 48th Imam of the Nizari Ismaili community. He was one of the founders and the first president of the All-India Muslim League. His goal was the advancement of Muslim agendas and protection of Muslim rights in India. The League until the late 1930s was not a mass organisation but represented the landed and commercial Muslim interests of the United Provinces. He shared Syed Ahmad Khan's belief that Muslims should first build up their social capital through advanced education before engaging in politics. Aga Khan called on the British Raj to consider Muslims to be a separate nation within India. Even after he resigned as president of the AIML in 1912, he still exerted major influence on its policies and agendas. He was nominated to represent India to the League of Nations in 1932 and served as President of the League of Nations from 1937–38. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Aga Khan III
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Religion:
Islam, Shia Ismaili Muslim
Date of Birth:
November 2, 1877
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
July 11, 1957
Age at Death:
79
Marriages
Aga Khan III Timeline
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