“Through 72 years of Imamat, he guided his spiritual children to happiness and prosperity …
Many, many memories come to our minds as we think of him.
He achieved in his life, for our community that which could only have been accomplished normally in a period of many generations.
The tributes that the world has paid him bear honest testimony to his great life and work”
– His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan
49th hereditary Imam of the Ismaili Muslims
Takht Nashini, Karachi, Pakistan – January 23, 1958
Constellation of Honors
From Britain to Persia, Germany to Syria, and Turkey to Zanzibar – Emperors, Kings and Queens, and Sultans bestowed on our beloved 48th Imam several honours as tributes and testimony to his great life and work.
His international statesmanship resulted in his appointment as the President of the League of Nations (precursor to the modern day United Nations) in 1937-38, and his nomination for the Noble Peace Prize in 1924-25.
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Research, Insight & Perspective by A. Maherali
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