Prince Aly Khan
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Prince Aly Khan

Pakistani Diplomat
Male
Born Jun 13, 1911
Hometown Città di Torino
Died May 12, 1960
Death Place Paris (short for ...
Religion Islam
Nationality Pakistani
Ethnicity Pakistan and italian

Prince Ali Solomone Aga Khan, known as Aly Khan was a son of Aga Khan III, the head of the Ismaili Muslims, and the father of Aga Khan IV. A socialite, racehorse owner and jockey, he was the third husband of actress Rita Hayworth. After being passed over for succession as Aga Khan, he served as Pakistan's representative to the United Nations, where he became a vice president of the General Assembly. His first name was typically spelled Aly in the press.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1911 Birth Born on June 13, 1911.

TWENTIES

1935 - 1936 2 More Events
1938 27 Years Old His first name was typically spelled "Aly" in the press. The titles of prince and princess, which are claimed by children of the Aga Khan by virtue of their descent from the Qajar king Fath Ali Shah of the Persian Qajar dynasty, were recognized as courtesy titles by the British government in 1938. … Read More
1939 28 Years Old In 1939, Prince Aly Aga Khan joined the French Foreign Legion and served with its cavalry division in Egypt and the Middle East.
1940 29 Years Old In 1940, he joined the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, becoming a lieutenant colonel in 1944.

THIRTIES

1949 38 Years Old 1 More Event
They divorced in 1949, in part due to his extramarital affairs with, among others, Pamela Churchill. … Read More
1950 39 Years Old That same year, he participated in the Allied landing in the south of France with the United States Seventh Army, serving as a liaison officer with the rank of captain; for this, he was made an officer (military division) in the Legion of Honor in 1950. … Read More

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1951 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1951, while still married to Hayworth, Khan was spotted dancing with the actress, Joan Fontaine, in the nightclub where he and his wife had met. … Read More
"In November, 1957, Aly Khan met President Iskander Mirza of Pakistan and was offered a post as the country's Ambassador to the United Nations. … Read More
1958 47 Years Old He was elected a vice president of the United Nations General Assembly on 17 September 1958 and also served as chairman of the U.N.'s Peace Observation Committee.
1960 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Little more than two years after his involvement with the U.N. began, on 12 May 1960, Aly Khan sustained massive head injuries in an automobile accident in Suresnes, France, a suburb of Paris, when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle at the intersection of boulevard Henri Sellier and rue du Mont Valerien, while he and his pregnant fiancée, Bettina, were heading to a party. … Read More
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