MUST READ! The momentous role played by the late 48th Ismaili Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan (2 November 1877 – 11 July 1957), Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah, in creating the Aligarh University. He spearheaded the fund raising campaign for the university and went door to door to acquire funding for the educational establishment. Please share this post.
Category / Anecdotes
The Moslem dignitary eagerly donned the required surgeon’s scrub suit to be measured in the Laboratory’s whole body counter and appeared gratified to learn that his high potassium content indicated top physical condition.
By HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN
Very early after the end of the second world war, my brother and I were sent to school in Switzerland, Le Rosey, and after a few years at that school, a new coach for rowing became part of the school and we were told that he would also coach the ice hockey team during the winter term. His name was Vaclav Rubik, not the one of Rubik’s cube fame but rather, like the famous cube itself, a challenging influence. Continue Reading
A beautiful anecdote by a boy from Chitral who presented a bouquet to Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, upon his arrival in Islamabad on Thursday December 7, 2017.
Stories collected by Shariffa Keshavjee offer personal insights of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of His Highness the Aga Khan III held in Dar es Salaam in 1946.