Order of St. Sylvester: Knights of St. Sylvester, Oskar Schindler, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, William Joseph Donovan, E. W. Pugin

 
9781233074327: Order of St. Sylvester: Knights of St. Sylvester, Oskar Schindler, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, William Joseph Donovan, E. W. Pugin

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Knights of St. Sylvester, Oskar Schindler, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, William Joseph Donovan, E. W. Pugin, Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, Hilario Davide, Jr., Richard Lawson, Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Anthony Bailey, Joseph Flores, Giorgio Borg Olivier, Nasser David Khalili, Nadhmi Auchi, Ken Harada, Andrew Belton, Mahmoud Khayami, Kazys Lozoraitis, Maria Theodor Ratisbonne, Dominikus Böhm, Peter Paul Pugin, Elmar Mäder, Chittampalam Abraham Gardiner, Juan Camarillo, Jr.. Excerpt: Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, KBE, KCSS (Persian: , , 1933 - 2003) served as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1966 to 1978, during which he reoriented the agency's focus beyond Europe and prepared it for an explosion of complex refugee issues. He was also a proponent of greater collaboration between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and UN agencies. The Prince's interest in ecological issues led him to establish the Bellerive Foundation in the late 1970s, and he was a knowledgeable and respected collector of Islamic art. Born in Paris, France, he was the son of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan and Princess Andrée Aga Khan. He married twice, but had no children of his own. Prince Sadruddin died of cancer at the age of 70, and was buried in Switzerland. Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, he was the only child of Pakistani Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan III and his French-born second wife, the former Andrée Joséphine Carron. He received his early education in Lausanne, Switzerland, before graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1954 from Harvard College. At Harvard, he roomed with Paul Matisse, grandson of French impressionist painter Henri Matisse, with future Paris Review founders George Plimpton and John Train, and with Stephen Joyce, grandson of Irish writer James Joyce. After three years of post-graduate researc...

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