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Aga Khan IV

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(Biography) Prince Karim (kəˈriːm). born 1936, spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Muslims from 1957

Aga Khan IV


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(Shah Karim al-Husainy), born 1936, leader of the Isma‘ili sect of Muslims in India since 1957.
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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established by Prince Karim Aga Khan in 1977 to encourage excellence in architecture and other forms of intervention in societies where Muslims have a significant presence.
Cousseran then headed the International Diplomatic Academy in France, which was founded by Karim Aga Khan, who has good ties with the Syrian regime.
Budoni, Italy When the roving billionaire, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, founded the Costa Smeralda in the 1960s, Sardinia evolved into a playground for the rich and famous.
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, henceforth the Aga Khan, is the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad.
Karim Aga Khan, the Abdul Aziz Royal Family of Saudi Arabia, H.
Religious leader, philanthropist, diplomat, horse breeder, business tycoon, jet-setter, patron of architecture and heritage preservation: at 70 years old, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV is many things to many people.
Smaller Italian airline Meridiana, which is controlled by Prince Karim Aga Khan, is also expected to put in a bid for Alitalia, according to press reports.
His grandfather's part in our independence is historically recorded and the genuine interest Prince Karim Aga Khan has shown over the years to provide succour and uplift to the poor and downtrodden in other parts of the world in general and in Pakistan in particular, are well known.
Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, aged 61, the spiritual leader of 12million Shia Ismaili Muslims, married his 35-year-old bride in a private religious and civil ceremony.
The Isma ilis, a major community of Shi i Muslims, number several millions, and an overwhelming majority of them, representing the Nizari branch of the community, currently acknowledge Prince Karim Aga Khan IV as their forty-ninth spiritual leader, or imam.
We are honored to continue the vision and stewardship of the Costa Smeralda founder, Prince Karim Aga Khan, who first unwrapped the emerald coast's beauty.