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|1868 – 1870
||During this period Bahá'u'lláh reveals a number of Tablets to rulers including the Lawh-i-Ra'ís to `Alí Páshá, His second Tablet to Napoleon III and Tablets to Czar Alexander II, Queen Victoria and Pope Pius IX. [BBD13]
- President Grant of the United States is in office when Bahá'u'lláh addresses a Tablet to the `Rulers of America and the Presidents of the Republics therein'. [BFA1:80N]
||Ali Pasha; Lawh-i-Napulyun (Tablet to Napoleon III); Lawh-i-Pap (Tablet to Pope Pius IX); Lawh-i-Malikih (Tablet to Queen Victoria); Tablet to Czar Alexander II; President Grant; Lawh-i-Rais; Tablet to the kings and rulers; Summons of the Lord of Hosts (book); Writings of Bahaullah
|1962 28 Jun
||President Tubman of Liberia visits the Shrine of the Báb.
- This is the second official visit of a head of state and is notable in that Liberia is the first black republic on the continent of Africa. [BW13:400]
- See BW13:400 for picture.
||Shrine of the Báb; President Tubman
||Amata Kabua, President of the Marshall Islands, visits the Bahá'í World Centre. [BW94–5:83]
||Marshall Islands; BWC;
||Amata Kabua; President
|1992 28 May
||Ibsen Valls Pinheiro, President of the Federal Chamber of Deputies, opens a special session of the Chamber called to observe the Centenary of the Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh, attended by 45 federal deputies. [BINS271:2; BW92–3:121]
Note: VV133 says this was 29 May.
- For picture see BW92–3:122.
||Ibsen Valls Pinheiro; President of the Federal Chamber of Deputies
|1993 22 Feb
||At the 49th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights, the United Nations in Geneva released a report providing evidence that the Iránian Government has established a secret plan approved by Irán's highest ranking officials including both President Hashemi Rafsanjani and Ayatollah Khomeini's successor, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, to oppress and persecute the Bahá'í community both in Irán and abroad. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, Galindo Pohl, special representative in charge of monitoring the human rights situation in Iran, highlights the contents of the secret document written by Iran's Supreme Revolutionary Cultural Council. [BW92–3:139; BW94–5:134] [from Bahá'í Community of Canada Department of Public Affairs press release dated 25 February, 1993]
||President Hashemi Rafsanjani; Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei; Galindo Pohl; human rights in Iran
|2010 30 Apr
||The visit of the President of the Republic of Ireland, Mary McAleese, visits the World Centre. [BWNS774]
||The President of the Republic of Ireland; Mary McAleese
|2011 1 Dec
||The head of state of the Republic of Palau, President Johnson Toribiong, paid an official visit to the Bahá'í World Centre. [BWNS870]
||Republic of Palau; President Johnson Toribiong; Johnson Toribiong