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1878. 19 Feb Birth of George Adam Benke, German-Russian Bahá'í, who after his death was named by Shoghi Effendi as the first European Bahá'í martyr, in the Ukraine. [BW5:416–18] Ukraine George Adam Benke; Births and deaths
1932 23 Nov George Adam Benke passed away in Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Shoghi Effendi called him the first European martyr. [LDG1:263; MC359]
  • For his obituary see BW5:416–418.
  • Photo 1 of his gravesite in Sofia.
  • Photo 2 of his headstone.
  • Sofia; Bulgaria George Adam Benke; Names and titles; Martyrs; Firsts, Other
     
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