Hartmut Grossman

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Hartmut Grossman

Hartmut Grossman
Place of Birth: Germany

Hartmutt Grossmann was born in Germany in the 1930s, the son of Hand of the Cause, Dr. Hermann Grossmann. His mother and grandmother were both Baha’is. During World War II, he was taken away from his parents by Nazis among many other German children to have them join the party. He remembers this time as the hardest time in his life. After the war, he was reunited with his parents.

When he became an adult, he served as a member of the National Spiritual Assembly of Germany from 1963 to 1969. From there, Mr. Grossmann and his family moved to Finland. He was appointed a Continental Counsellor in 1980, traveling all over Europe to help the Baha’i communities with growth and development. He lived in Israel working at the Baha’i World Centre for the International Teaching Center, supporting the Universal House of Justice and Baha’i communities in teaching and protection of their activities worldwide. [1]

Mr. Grossmann was elected to the Universal House of Justice in Haifa, Israel and served from 2003 through 2008.

Today, Mr. Grossmann lives in Germany and his wife recently passed away.  Mr. Grossmann continues to serve the Faith, traveling and teaching about his experiences and on the Baha’i Writings.


1 “Hartmutt Grossmann” bahaikipedia.org

Hartmutt Grossmann: International Baha’i Speaker (Video)

Baha’i World Centre Archives

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Tara Jabbari

Tara Jabbari was born and raised in Chicago. She studied communications and works in media production. She enjoys reading, especially biographies, and traveling.

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