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|1920 20 Apr
||Shoghi Effendi left Haifa to take up his studies at Balliol College in Oxford. As instructed by 'Abdu'l-Bahá he stayed in a sanitarium in Neuilly (Maison d'Hydrothérapie et de convalescence du Parc de Neuilly, 6 Boulevard du Château, Neuilly-sur-Seine) before leaving for England in July. [SEO58]
See AY179-186 for and account of Shoghi Effendi's stay in the Paris area. According to Marzieh Gail he was probably in the area from about the 9th of April until the 13th of July.
|Haifa; Oxford; United Kingdom; Neuilly; France
||Shoghi Effendi, Life of; Balliol College
||Shoghi Effendi enters Balliol College, Oxford University. [CB284; DH149; GBF11-12]
- For his purpose in going to Oxford see GBF12.
- For his time in Oxford see PP34-8.
- A Q Faizi is reported to have said, during a talk to pilgrims in May-June, 1965 that "Shoghi Effendi was sent to Oxford to protect him from potential enemies, not to learn English or be educated." [SDSC273]
|Oxford; United Kingdom
||Shoghi Effendi, Life of; Balliol College; Oxford University; Universities; Shoghi Effendi, Basic timeline; - Basic timeline, Expanded