Knight of Baha’u’llah

Olivia Kelsey

In May 1944, Mrs. Kelsey participated in the centenary celebration of the Declaration of the Bab, held at the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. At the invitation of a friend, she moved

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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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Reginald Rex Collins

There is much that might be said about this most remarkable man, but perhaps his most outstanding trait was his overwhelming love of life. He embraced life wholeheartedly and gloried in it unceasingly. This

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Samuel Njiki (Njiki Samuel Njenji)

Mr. Njiki was employed as a typist with Cameroon Development Co-operation (CDC) in the area oflice in Bota from 1950 to 1954. Early in 1954 he came into contact with the Bahá’í Faith through

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Enoch Olinga

Enoch met heads of state during his many visits to different countries, including one with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, during October 1968. Over many years of service, often accompanied by his

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Florence Maria Ullrich Kelley

She went to Monte Carlo, Monaco. Since she was so young—believed to be the youngest of these pioneers who are now called Knights of Baha’u’llah—she was sent with an older woman, Olivia Kelsey as

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H. Elsie Austin

Austin was a pioneer in the civil rights movement, and in 1930 was the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and the first African American woman to

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