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TAGS: Nasirid-Din Shah, Attempt on
LOCATIONS: Iran (documents)
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Abstract:
Austrian captain Alfred von Goumoëns witnessed and reported on the attempted assassination of Násir ad-Dín Sháh and sent this letter to an Austrian newspaper.
Notes:
Goumoens witnessed the assassination attempt on August 15 1852 and wrote this letter August 29 1852, which was published in the newspaper Oesterreichischer Soldatenfruend ("Austrian Soldier Friend") on October 12 1852, vol. 123, p. 514.

Shoghi Effendi quotes this letter in God Passes By pages 65-66.

Read more about von Goumoens' letters at bahaipedia.org/Travelers_and_Scholars_on_the_Babi/Baha'i_Faiths.

Written in German.

Letter on the Attempted Assassination of Nasir al-Din Shah

by Alfred von Goumoëns

published in Oesterreichischer Soldatenfruend
1852-10-12
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