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Never Say DieA Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry$
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James C. Nicholson

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813141671

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.001.0001

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The Aga Khan

The Aga Khan

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(p.49) 4 The Aga Khan
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Never Say Die
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James C. Nicholson

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0004

The fourth chapter introduces Sultan Mohammed Shah, the third Aga Khan and spiritual leader of millions of Ismaili Muslims. The chapter begins with a brief history of the Aga Khans’ historical ties to the Prophet Mohammed and then provides a description of the third Aga Khan’s life and career as a political and religious leader, diplomat, and businessman. The chapter concludes with an explanation of the Aga Khan’s entrance into European aristocratic society, where he interacted with British royals such as Queen Victoria and Kings Edward VII and George V, and his reintroduction to the sport of horse racing, which he had loved as a child in India.

Keywords:   Sultan Mohammed Shah, Ismaili Muslims, Aga Khan, Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V

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