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1916 summer Mr Vasily Eroshenko, a young blind Russian, visits Thailand, the first Bahá'í to do so. Thailand First travel teachers and pioneers
1924 (in the year) Miss Nora Lee, who became a Bahá'í in New Zealand, is the first Bahá'í to travel to Fiji, working as a nanny in Labasa from 1924 to about 1930.

Gretta Lamprill becomes the first Bahá'í in Tasmania in the latter part of the year. [SBR162]

Amelia Collins visits Iceland for two days, meeting H

Fiji; Tasmania; Iceland First Bahais by country or area; First travel teachers and pioneers; Amelia Collins
1936 latter half of the year Mrs Randolph Bolles (Jeanne) and her daughter Jeanne, two American Bahá'ís, (aunt and cousin of Mary Maxwell respectively), are sent to Budapest by Shoghi Effendi to open Hungary to the Faith. At the time of their departure there are seven Bahá'ís in Budapest, mostly of Jewish background. [Rebirth: Memoirs of Renée Szanto-Felbermann p103-5] Budapest; Hungary First travel teachers and pioneers
1939 8 May Philip and Laili June Marangella arrive in Cuba, the first Bahá’í pioneers to the country. Cuba First travel teachers and pioneers
1939 18 Sep John and Rosa Shaw arrive in Kingston, Jamaica, from San Francisco, the first Bahá’ís to visit the country. Kingston; Jamaica First travel teachers and pioneers
1940 (in the decade) The first Bahá’ís reside in the Belgian Congo (Zaire), Mr Rajah Ali Vahdat and Mme Marthe Molitor. Belgian Congo First travel teachers and pioneers
1940 Marcia Atwater, from the United States, arrives in Santiago, Chile, as the first long-term pioneer. Santiago; Chile Marcia Atwater; First travel teachers and pioneers
1940 27 Dec Elizabeth Cheney, the ‘spiritual mother of Paraguay’, arrives in Paraguay, the first pioneer to the country. Paraguay Elizabeth Cheney; Names and titles; First travel teachers and pioneers
1948 Pauline Campbell arrives in Bermuda, where her husband is stationed at the United States Air Force Base. She is the only Bahá’í in Bermuda until 1951. Bermuda First travel teachers and pioneers
1951 Portuguese Bahá’ís Mr António and Mrs Ema Rocha, Mrs Guedes DeMelo Rocha and Mrs D. Laura Rodriquez, the first pioneers to Angola, take up residence in Luanda. Luanda; Angola First travel teachers and pioneers
1952 Eric Manton and his son Terry arrive in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), the first Bahá’ís to settle in the country. Northern Rhodesia First travel teachers and pioneers
1953 25 Mar Enayat Sohaili, an Iranian, arrives in Mozambique from India, the first Bahá’í pioneer to the country. [BW13:290]
  • He is imprisoned and deported in June 1953. [BW13:290]
Mozambique Enayat Sohaili; Pioneers; Persecution, Mozambique; Persecution, Arrests; Persecution; First travel teachers and pioneers
1955 2 Jun The first pioneer to settle in Laos, Dr Heshmat Ta’eed, arrives in the country from Thailand. Laos First travel teachers and pioneers
1956 Kedarnath Pradhan, from neighbouring Sikkim, arrives in Nepal, the first pioneer to the country. [Bahá'í Faith In Nepal by Prof. Anil Sarwal] Nepal; Sikkim; India First travel teachers and pioneers
1965 The first pioneer to the San Andrés and Providencia Islands settles there briefly. San Andres and Providencia Islands First travel teachers and pioneers
1965 1 Aug Mrs Ridván Sadeghzadeh and Mrs Parvine Djoneidi and their children arrive in Niamey, Niger, from Tihrán, the first Bahá’ís to settle in the country. Niamey; Niger First travel teachers and pioneers
1967 Mr O. T. Shelton arrives on St Eustatius in the West Leeward Islands, the first pioneer to the island. West Leeward Islands First travel teachers and pioneers
1967 – 1968 Rhoda Vaughn arrives on Bonaire, remaining for nine months, the first Bahá’í to visit the island. Bonaire First travel teachers and pioneers
1972 Derek and Sally Dacey, the first resident pioneers on Montserrat in the East Leeward Islands, arrive at their pioneer post. East Leeward Islands First travel teachers and pioneers
1974 Aug The first Bahá’í to settle on Christmas Island, Stanley Foo, arrives from Malaysia. Christmas Island First travel teachers and pioneers
1977 May Paul and Jane Jensen arrive on Andros Island in the Bahamas, the first Bahá’ís to reside on the island. Andros Island First travel teachers and pioneers
 
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