Baha’i

Marion Holley Hofman

Marion Holley HofmanBorn: May 17, 1910Death: December 5, 1995Place of Birth: Visalia, CaliforniaLocation of Death: London, Great Britain Burial Location: No cemetery details To few indeed is given the rare honor of advancing the Cause

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Kanichi Yamamoto

Kanichi Yamamoto was the second Japanese to become a Baha'i. He learned of the Faith from Mr. and Mrs. William Smith in Honolulu. Later the Yamamoto's moved to Berkeley and continued to teach and

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Hossein Achtchi

Hossein Achtchi spelled his last name differently than his ancestors, Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi. He had a deep knowledge of sacred texts and had a profound loyalty to the Covenant. He taught thirteen courses at Willmette

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Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi

Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi (Ashchi in Farsi means cook or maker of broth) was Baha'u'llah's cook. His father died on his way to ask for the hand of his brother's daughter to wed 'Abdu'l-Baha. Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi's

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Eleanor Moon Soo Fouts

Soo as she likes to be called was born and raised in Hawai’i of Korean ancestry. She attended Bahá’í children’s classes and became a Bahá’í youth at at the age of seventeen.

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Shaykh ‘Alí-Akbar-i-Mázgání

He was a child of the eminent scholar, Shaykh-i-Mázgání; his noble father was one of the leading citizens of Qamsar, near Káshán, and for piety, holiness, and the fear of God he had no

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Zaynu’l-Muqarrabín

In Persia his life was in imminent peril; and since remaining at Najaf-Ábád would have stirred up the agitators and brought on riots, he hastened away to Adrianople, seeking sanctuary with God, and crying

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Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ

Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ possessed some merchandise; this was all he owned in the world. He had entrusted it to persons in Adrianople, and later on those unrighteous people did away with the goods.

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Elwin Howard

He would arrive in a country, usually unannounced, and immediately notify the National Spiritual Assembly, not to ask permission to teach, but to tell that he was there and what he was planning to

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