Baha’i

‘Abdu’l-Ghaffár of Iṣfahán

Another of those who left their homeland to become our neighbors and fellow prisoners was ‘Abdu’l-Ghaffár of Iṣfahán. He was a highly perceptive individual who, on commercial business, had traveled about Asia Minor for

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Nabíl of Qá’in

He was young, far away from his loving father, and Mullá Muḥammad-‘Alí was his tutor and guardian. Bahá’u’lláh would refer to him with infinite grace and loving-kindness, and revealed a number of Tablets in his

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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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