Aga Khan III

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A·ga Khan III

 (ä′gə kän′) Originally Aga Sultan Sir Mohammed Shah. 1877-1957.
Indian leader of the Ismaili Muslim sect. He appointed his grandson Prince Karim (born 1936) to succeed him as Aga Khan IV.
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By NATION REPORTERbrDUBAI, UAEThe Aga Khan arrived in Dubai on Monday evening as part of a series of visits globally in commemoration of his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of his Imamat as the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim CommunitySPIRITUAL LEADERThe Aga Khan acceded to the Ismaili Imamat on July 11, 1957, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan.
The Aga Khan acceded to the position on July 11, 1957, after succeeding his grandfather Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan III.
The Aga Khan succeeded his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan, as Imam in 1957 at the age of 20.