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Edris Roushan Rice-Wray

Dr. Rice-Way headed a large scale, clinical trial of the first birth control pill in the late 1950s in Puerto Rico. She was one of the early followers of the Baháʼí Faith in Mexico and her step

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Ethel Rosenberg

Ethel Rosenberg was the first English person to accept the Bahá'í Faith in 1899. She spent her early childhood there and came to London to study art under Legros at the Slade School. The

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Keith Ransom-Kehler

Ransom-Kehler addressed seven long, incisive letters to the shah and tolerated many sessions with officials whose insincerity was all too evident to her. She knew that the shah was probably never apprised of the

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Orcella Rexford

‘Abdu’l-Baha’s newly-revealed Tablets of the Divine Plan called for pioneers to spread the Faith. In response, Orcella set out for Alaska in 1922. Some of her forbears had joined the gold rush to the

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Siyyid Mustafa Rumi

In May 1878, his travel teaching took Siyyid Mustafa Rumi to Myanmar (Burma). There he would, not yet knowing the local language, together with Jamal Effendi and Haji Siyyid Mihdi, lay the foundation for

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August Rudd

August had begun for the visits of travelling teachers and the settling of pioneers in Stockholm and Gothenburg with the aim of establishing Local Spiritual Assemblies in those centres as quickly as possible. August Rudd

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Bahram Seroosh Rahwani

Bahram Seroosh Rawhani defended his faith. Not much has been written about him only about the activity that led to his martyrdom. He had a Parsi background, also spelled Parsee which is a member

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Siyyid Kazim Rashti

Sayyid Kazim Rashti had a traditional religious education in his hometown, and in 1815, acting on a dream that involved the daughter of the prophet Muhammad, he moved to Yazd and became a student

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Ustád Nasru’lláh Raphael

While in his thirties, he became acquainted with a musician named Haji Khán who was in the entourage of the Governor of Isfahán and was a Bahá’i. Ustád Nasru’lláh was fond of music and

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