The First Aga Khan: Memoirs of the 46th Ismaili Imam

the_first_aga_khan_cover_1Book Launch – The First Aga Khan: Memoirs of the 46th Ismaili Imam

Muhammad Hasan al-Husayni (1804–1881), also known as Hasan Ali Shah, was the 46th Imam of the Nizari Ismailis and the first Ismaili Imaminfo-icon to bear the title of Aga Khan, bestowed on him by the contemporary Qajar monarch of Persia. This book is the first English translation of his memoirs, the Ibrat-afza, ‘A Book of Exhortation, or Example’, and includes a new edition of the Persian text and a detailed introduction to the work and its context.

The First Aga Khan: Memoirs of the 46th Ismaili Imam was published as part of the IIS’s Diamond Jubilee publications in honour of His Highness the Aga Khan IV


Join this book launch event with editors, Dr Daniel Beben and Dr Daryoush Mohamed Poor scheduled for May 1, 2019 at Aga Khan Centre, London, United Kingdom. Event will start at 6PM. Registration for both in-person or via webcast participation is required. Send email to (link sends e-mail) by Friday 26th April 2019 if interested in joining this event.






Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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