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  • His Highness the Aga Khan, Bill Gates and other Honorary Degree recipients processing into Senate House for the Degree ceremony.
    University of Cambridge
Aga Khan awarded an Honorary Doctorate at Cambridge University; UCA Scholars to study at Cambridge

Cambridge, United Kingdom, 12 June 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, today received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from the University of Cambridge’s Pembroke College – the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges.

The Aga Khan becomes the first Muslim to receive the distinction in the University’s 800 year history.