Aga Khan Development Network

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His Highness the Aga Khan

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Titles, Decorations, Honorary Degrees and Awards


Title of Aga Khan was first granted to Aga Hassanaly Shah, the 46th Ismaili Imam, by the Shah of Persia, in the 1830s.
Titles of His Highness granted by Her Majesty the Queen of England (1957) and His Royal Highness by His Imperial Majesty the Shah of Iran (1959)


Honorary Degrees


- Updated May 2015

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