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Letter on the Attempted Assassination of Nasir al-Din Shah

AuthorAlfred von Goumoens
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Letter on the Attempted Assassination of Nasir al-Din Shah
Parent publication   Oesterreichischer Soldatenfruend
Date of this edition 1852-10-12
Permission public domain
Posted 2020-07-08 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Newspaper articles
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 atá'í_Faiths.

Tags Nasirid-Din Shah, Attempt on
Locations Iran (documents)
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