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Aga Khan IV

Prince Karim (k&'ri:m). born 1936, spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Muslims from 1957
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The Aga Khan IV has also been keen for the development of teachers' skills and, expecting high standards, wants them to play a positive role in their field.
In 1957, at the age of 20, Aga Khan IV Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini succeeded his grandfather as the 49th Imam of the Ismaili community.
Religious leader, philanthropist, diplomat, horse breeder, business tycoon, jet-setter, patron of architecture and heritage preservation: at 70 years old, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV is many things to many people.
Sardinia was a sleepy island surrounded by emerald green sea--the mountainous home of modest wineries and fishing industry--before Prince Aga Khan IV sailed by in the summer of 1962 and decided the northeastern tip would be a fine place to build a marina and a pack of luxury hotels.
I speak here of the progressive institution-building efforts of the Aga Khan Development Network, founded and led by Prince Karim al-Husseini Aga Khan IV.
Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, aged 61, the spiritual leader of 12million Shia Ismaili Muslims, married his 35-year-old bride in a private religious and civil ceremony.
The Isma ilis, a major community of Shi i Muslims, number several millions, and an overwhelming majority of them, representing the Nizari branch of the community, currently acknowledge Prince Karim Aga Khan IV as their forty-ninth spiritual leader, or imam.
The Ismailis, on the other hand, trace the Imamat from the Prophet Muhammad to their current religious leader and Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan IV.
The Reagans were to be house in the Chateau de Belle Rive, a residence of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, but Nancy was informed by "friends" (it's not clear whether Quigley of the Stars was involved here) that Prince Karim Aga Khan IV had a much nicer structure down by the lake, the Maison de Saussure.
Parliament Speaker Asilbek Jeenbekov and Prince Karim Aga Khan IV discussed cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Aga Khan Development Network, prospects of collaborative projects at a meeting on November 4 in Bishkek, the Parliament's press service said.
The Aga Khan Development Network is a group of nondenominational development agencies, created by His Highness the Aga Khan IV, with complementary mandates ranging from health and education to architecture, culture, microfinance, rural development, disaster reduction, the promotion of private sector enterprise and the revitalization of historic cities.