Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III, (November 2, 1877 – July 11, 1957) was the 48th Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. He was one of the founders and the first president of the All-India Muslim League. His goal was the advancement of Muslim agendas and protection of Muslim rights in India. He was nominated to represent India to the League of Nations in 1932 and served as President of the League of Nations from 1937-38. He was instrumental in the creation of Pakistan.
An emerald and diamond art deco tiara necklace, worn by Andree, Begum Aga Khan III. Designed as a series of ninteen carved emerald pear-shaped beads on diamond pinnacles, with smaller, pearl topped spacers.
Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah, Aga Khan III. Photo Copyright National Portrait Gallery, London,(2 November 1877 – 11 July 1957) was the 48th Imam of the Nizari Ismaili community. He was one of the founders and the first president of the All-India Muslim League. His goal was the advancement of Muslim agendas and protection of Muslim rights in India.
The Aga Khan Palace is also known as the Gandhi National Museum and is a part of the Indian freedom struggle. It served as a prison for national leaders like Mahatma Gandhi during the Quit India Movement in 1942.The Aga Khan Palace was donated to India by Aga Khan IV during 1969. The museum also serves as a memorial wherein the remains (samadhi) of Mahatma Gandhi’s wife, Kasturba Gandhi rest in peace. The palace was built in 1892 by Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III.