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Bahá'u'lláh
Bahá'u'lláh
Bahá'u'lláh
(/bəˈhɑːʊˌlɑː/; Arabic: بهاء الله‎, "Glory of God"; 12 November 1817 – 29 May 1892 and Muharram 2, 1233 - Dhu'l Qa'dah 2, 1309), born Mírzá Ḥusayn-`Alí Núrí (Persian: میرزا حسین‌علی نوری‎), was the founder of the Bahá'í
Bahá'í
Faith. He claimed to be the prophetic fulfilment of Bábism, a 19th-century outgrowth of Shaykhism,[1] and, in a broader sense to be a Manifestation of God. He also claimed he was the fulfillment of the eschatological expectations of Islam, Christianity, and other major religions.[2] Bahá'u'lláh
Bahá'u'lláh
became a follower of the Báb
Báb
in Persia
Persia
in 1845
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Persian Language
Persian (/ˈpɜːrʒən/ or /ˈpɜːrʃən/), also known by its endonym Farsi[8][9] (فارسی fārsi [fɒːɾˈsiː] ( listen)), is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan
Afghanistan
(officially known as Dari since 1958),[10] and Tajikistan
Tajikistan
(officially known as Tajiki since the Soviet era),[11] and some other regions which historically were Persianate societies and considered part of Greater Iran
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Arabic Language
Arabic
Arabic
(Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة‎) al-ʻarabiyyah [ʔalʕaraˈbijːah] ( listen) or (Arabic: عَرَبِيّ‎) ʻarabī [ˈʕarabiː] ( listen) or [ʕaraˈbij]) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.[4] It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
in the east to the Anti- Lebanon
Lebanon
mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. Arabic
Arabic
is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form (Modern Standard Arabic) [5]. The modern written language (Modern Standard Arabic) is derived from Classical Arabic
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Tehran
Tehran
Tehran
(/tɛˈræn, -ˈrɑːn, ˌtɛhə-, ˌteɪə-/; Persian: تهران‎ Tehrân [tʰehˈɾɒːn] ( listen)) is the capital of Iran
Iran
and Tehran
Tehran
Province. With a population of around 8.8 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran
Tehran
is the most populous city in Iran
Iran
and Western Asia,[4] and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East
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Qajar Dynasty
The Qajar dynasty
Qajar dynasty
( listen (help·info); Persian: سلسله قاجار‬‎ Selsele-ye Qājār; also Romanised as Ghajar, Kadjar, Qachar etc.; Azerbaijani: قاجارلر‎ Qacarlar) was an Iranian[6] royal dynasty of Turkic origin,[7][8][9][10] specifically from the Qajar tribe, which ruled Persia
Persia
(Iran) from 1785 to 1925.[11][12] The state ruled by the dynasty was officially known as the Sublime State of Persia
Persia
(Persian: دولت علیّه ایران‎ Dolate Aliyye Iran). The Qajar family took full control of Iran
Iran
in 1794, deposing Lotf 'Ali Khan, the last Shah
Shah
of the Zand dynasty, and re-asserted Iranian sovereignty over large parts of the Caucasus
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Iran
Iran
Iran
(Persian: ایران‎ Irān [ʔiːˈɾɒːn] ( listen)), also known as Persia[10] (/ˈpɜːrʒə/),[11] officially the Islamic Republic
Islamic Republic
of Iran (Persian: جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎ Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Irān ( listen)),[12] is a sovereign state in Western Asia.[13][14] With over 81 million inhabitants,[6] Iran
Iran
is the world's 18th-most-populous country.[15] Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), it is the second-largest country in the Middle East
Middle East
and the 17th-largest in the world
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Beirut Vilayet
The Vilayet
Vilayet
of Beirut
Beirut
was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire
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Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire (/ˈɒtəmən/; Devlet-i ʿAlīye-i ʿOsmānīye[dn 5]), also historically known in Western Europe
Europe
as the Turkish Empire[8] or simply Turkey,[9] was a state that controlled much of southeastern Europe, western Asia and northern Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries. It was founded at the end of the 13th century in northwestern Anatolia
Anatolia
in the town of Söğüt (modern-day Bilecik Province) by the Oghuz Turkish tribal leader Osman.[10] After 1354, the Ottomans crossed into Europe, and with the conquest of the Balkans, the Ottoman Beylik was transformed into a transcontinental empire
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Shaykh Ahmad
Shaykh Ahmad
Shaykh Ahmad
ibn Zayn al-Dín ibn Ibráhím al-Ahsá'í (Arabic: شيخ أحمد بن زين الدين بن إبراهيم الأحسائي‎) (1753–1826) was the founder of a 19th-century Shi`i school in the Persian and Ottoman empires, whose followers are known as Shaykhís. He was a native of the Al-Ahsa region (Eastern Arabian Peninsula), educated in Bahrain
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Israel
Coordinates: 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35State of Israelמְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)FlagEmblemAnthem: "Hatikvah" (Hebrew for "The Hope")(pre-) 1967 border (Green Line)Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition)[fn 1] 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217Official languagesHebrew ArabicEthnic groups (2017)74.7% Jewish
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Shaykhism
OthersMourning of Muharram Arba'een
Arba'een
Pilgrimage IntercessionHoly citiesMecca Medina Najaf Karbala Mashhad Jerusalem Samarra Kadhimiya QomGroupsUsuli Akhbari Shaykhi Ni'matullāhī Safaviyya Qizilbash Alevism Alawism Bektashism and folk religion Malamatiyya–QalandariyyaHurufism–Bektashism Rifa'i–GalibiScholarshipLaw Marja' (list) Hawza Ayatollah (list) Allamah   Hujjat al-Islam Ijtihad Hadith
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Bayán
In Bábism, Bayán (Arabic: بیان‎), or exposition, denotes the whole body of the works of the Báb. It also refers more specifically to a set of two books written by the Báb
Báb
around 1848:Persian Bayán, written in Persian Arabic Bayán, written in Arabic [1] Bahá'ís also see this work as holy, since they consider their founder, Bahá'u'lláh, to be the fulfillment of the Báb's main prophetic anticipation.Some modern Bábís
Bábís
(followers of the Báb) call themselves 'Bayaní' after this title of the Báb's writings. References[edit]^ "Writings of the Báb". Bahai.org
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Táhirih
Táhirih
Táhirih
(Persian: طاهره‎ Tahere "The Pure One" – Táhirih
Táhirih
is the Bahá'í
Bahá'í
preferred transliteration), also called Qurratu l-ʿAyn (Arabic: قرة العين‎ "Solace/Consolation of the Eyes") are both titles of Fatimah
Fatimah
Baraghani/Umm-i-Salmih[1][2] (1814 or 1817 – August 16–27, 1852), an influential poet and theologian of the Bábí
Bábí
faith in Iran.[3][4] Her life, influence and execution made her a key figure of the religion. The daughter of Muhammad
Muhammad
Salih Baraghani, she was born into one of the most prominent families of her time.[5][6][7] Táhirih
Táhirih
led a radical interpretation[8] that, though it split the Babi community, wedded messianism with Bábism.[9][10] As a young girl she was educated privately by her father and showed herself a proficient writer
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Haifa
Haifa
Haifa
(Hebrew: חֵיפָה‬ Hefa [χei̯ˈfa, ˈχai̯fa]; Arabic: حيفا‎ Hayfa)[2] is the third-largest city in Israel
Israel
– after Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and Tel Aviv– with a population of 279,591 in 2016. The city of Haifa
Haifa
forms part of the Haifa
Haifa
metropolitan area, the second- or third-most populous metropolitan area in Israel.[3][4] It is home to the Bahá'í
Bahá'í
World Centre, a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
and a destination for Bahá'í
Bahá'í
pilgrims.[5] Built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, the settlement has a history spanning more than 3,000 years
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Mírzá Mihdí
Mírzá Mihdí (Persian: ميرزا مهدي‎‎ 1848 – June 23, 1870) was the youngest child of Bahá'í founder Bahá’u’lláh and wife Navváb.[1][2] He was given the title Ghusn-i-Athar ("Purest Branch" or "Purer Branch").[note 1]Contents1 Biography 2 See also 3 Notes and citations 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit]This section's tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on. See's guide to writing better articles for suggestions. (January 2013) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)He was born in Tehran, Persia as Mehdi Nuri.[3] Mirza Mehdi was his mother's favourite child.[4] Mihdí did not remember his once luxurious life as at the age of four his father was arrested and imprisoned on account of his faith
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