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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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Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will call on Prince Karim Aga Khan IV at 10 a.m.
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, henceforth the Aga Khan, is the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad.
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.
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 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.
Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, who arrived at the Air Force Station in Palam, was received by Foreign Secretary Sujata Singh.
Prince Karim Aga Khan IV thanked the Kyrgyz government for an active and effective cooperation.