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Abdu'l-Bahá

Abdu'l-BaháAKA Abdu’l-Bahá Abbás Effendi

Born: 23-May-1844
Birthplace: Tehran, Persia
Died: 28-Nov-1921
Location of death: Haifa, Palestine
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Shrine of the Báb, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel

Gender: Male
Religion: Bahai
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion, Activist

Nationality: Persia
Executive summary: Baha'i leader

Grew up in exile with his father, spending most of his life as a political prisoner of the Ottoman Empire. Appointed leader of the Baha'i faith following his father's death in 1892. After the Young Turks revolution in 1909, Abdu'l-Bahá was freed and spent the next three years abroad, travelling first to Europe and in 1912 to America.

Father: Bahá'u'lláh (Baha'i prophet)
Mother: Ásiyih Khánum (called Navváb, b. circa 1820, d. 1886)
Sister: Fatimih Khánum (b. 1846, d. 15-Jul-1932)
Brother: Mirzá Mihdí (b. 1848, d. 23-Jun-1870 defenestrated through a skylight)
Brother: Muhammad Alí (half-, b. circa 1852, d. 1937)
Sister: Samadiyyih (half-, b. 1855/6, d. 1904/5)
Brother: Díyá'u'lláh (half-, b. 1864, d. 1898)
Brother: Badi'u'lláh (half-, b. 1868, d. 1950)
Sister: Furughiyyih (half-)
Wife: Munirih Khanum (m. 1873, 9 children, 4 daughters survived)
Daughter: Díyá'íyyih Khánum
Daughter: Tuba Khanum
Daughter: Ruha Khanum
Daughter: Munavvar Khanum

    Knight of the British Empire 1920


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