Dr Ali Mohammad Rajput was born on the 21st of March, 1924, in the small village Kalianwala near Lahore, in what is today Pakistan. He became a full professor of statistics in the U.K. after having completed his his PhD in 1957. He retired from his university teaching career in Birmingham in 1983, acquiring a Masters degree in Islamics in 1985. He maintains a home in England, but spends his summers in Khorog, where he plans to be buried. His father was converted to Ismaili Shia Islam from Hinduism (along with 30,000 – 40,000 other Punjabis) by the Ismailis\’ 48th Imam, Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, also known as Aga Khan III. Photo taken on August 02, 2012.