Historical American Newspapers on His Highness the Aga Khan’s ‘Incognito’ Visit to the USA in 1906-1907


“….This is my first visit to America, and as I have read much of the wonderful progress and commercial power of the nation, I look forward to an interesting trip….” — His Highness the Aga Khan III

A portrait of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah, His Highness the Aga Khan III, dated 1911, a few years after his historic USA visit. Copyright: National Portrait Gallery. Please click for article.

“….[The Aga Khan] is one of the three or four chiefs of a religion by inheritance who are and have been for centuries voluntarily recognized as such by followers in all parts of the world, separated from each other by physical and political conditions and united only in their allegiance. He is without exception the most interesting Oriental who has ever visited the United States.” — Washington Herald and New York Tribune, Sunday, January 27, 1907……Please Read More