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Aga Khan III [Mohammed Shah] (1877-1957), leader of the Ismailis

Gilbert Laithwaite and Francis Robinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Aga Khan III [Mohammed Shah] (1877-1957), leader of the Ismailis, was born in Karachi on 2 November 1877, a member of the ruling Qajar dynasty in Persia, the son of Aga Ali Shah, Aga Khan II (d. 1885), and Shams al-Muluk, known as Lady Ali Shah (c.1850-1938), a former ...

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