Aga Khan

Aga Khan

[ah-guh kahn]
noun Islam.
the divinely ordained head of the Ismaʿili branch of Shiʿism.
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Aga Khan III

noun
1877–1957, leader of the Ismaʿili sect of Muslims in India 1885–1957.

Aga Khan IV

noun
(Shah Karim al-Husainy) born 1936, leader of the Ismaʿili sect of Muslims in India since 1957 (grandson of Aga Khan III).
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Aga Khan (ˈɑːɡə ˈkɑːn)
 
n
the hereditary title of the head of the Ismaili sect of Muslims

Aga Khan IV
 
n
Prince Karim (kəˈriːm). born 1936, spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Muslims from 1957

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