Sadruddin Aga Khan
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
|4th United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees|
December 1965 – 31 December 1977
|Preceded by||Félix Schnyder|
|Succeeded by||Poul Hartling|
|Born||17 January 1933|
|Died||12 May 2003 (aged 70)|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Nina Dyer (m.1957–1962)|
Catherine Aleya Sursock (m.1972–2003)
|Parents||Aga Khan III (father)|
Andrée Joséphine Carron (mother)
|Alma mater||Harvard College|
Khan was known as the 4th United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1966 to 1977. He helped shift the focus beyond Europe and prepared it for fix and aide hard refugee issues. He was a strong supporter that the United Nations should work alone.
References[change | change source]
- "Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan's Funeral Ceremonies in Geneva" (Press release). Secrétariat de Son Altesse l'Aga Khan, Aiglemont. 14 May 2003. Retrieved 13 October 2010.