Baha’i

Hasan Muvaqqar Balyuzi

Hasan Balyuzi, representing the Afnan, was appointed by Shoghi Effendi as a Hand of the Cause of God on October 11, 1957. This was one of the Guardian’s last messages to the Bahá'í world

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Muḥammad Labíb

Muḥammad showed a keen interest to learn and master this language. He moved to Qazvín, the birth place of Táhiríh, to teach at Tavakkul Bahá’í School in 1914. In 1916,  he was nominated as

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Shu’á’u’lláh ‘Alá’í

Shu’á’u’lláh ‘Alá’í ‘s early studies were undertaken at home with a private teacher and at the age of ten he was sent to the newly-opened Tarbiyat school in Tihran. Later he attended medical college

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Gayle Woolson

Gayle Abas Woolson opened the Galapagos Islands to the Baha’i Faith in 1954 — thus earning the distinction of Knight of Baha’u’llah — she was already a veteran pioneer for the Faith in Latin

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Dr. Rahmatu’llah Muhajir

The native inhabitants of Mentawai Island had no previous medical care and practically all of them were suffering from tropical diseases Dr. Rahmát Muhajir field of specialty being preventive medicine, set out to develop

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Ásíyih Khánum – “Umm’ul-Ká’inát”

Ásíyih Khánum Bahá’u’lláh’s consort in this world and the next, entitled “Umm’ul-Ká’inát”  Born: circa 1820 Death: 1886 Place of Birth: Yalrud, district of Núr, Northern Iran Location of Death: Akká, Palestine Burial Location: Naḅi

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Joseph and Pauline Hannen

Joseph Hannen was a leading Washington Bahá’í and active teacher of the Faith who became a Bahá’í shortly after his wife, Pauline. They taught the Faith to African Americans in the United States. Among

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Nathan Ward Fitz-Gerald

He organized public talks at a downtown auditorium at 3rd and Taylor in Portland and met with individuals. About 60 postcards were sent to the Baha'is in Chicago expressing interest in the Faith as

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Phoebe Hearst

"I believe with all my heart that He is the Master, and my greatest blessing in this world is that I have been privileged to be in His presence.”

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B Amalie Knobloch

Mrs. Knobloch and her family consistently visited and hosted Americans of African descent, thus illustrating the quality of racial unity that is central to the Bahá’í teachings.

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