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|1929 End of Aug
||Martha Root arrived in Albania, the first Bahá’í to set foot in the country. [MR317]
She obtained an audience with King Zog I and was warmly received by him. [MR319]
For Martha Root’s own account of her stay in Albania see MR319–20.
||Martha Root; King Zog I
|1931 28 Apr
||Mr Refo Capari (Chapary), the first Albanian Bahá’í, arrived in Tirana, Albania.
He became a Bahá’í in America some time before 1931.
||First Bahais by country or area
|1989 (In the year)
||The first travel teachers to visit Albania since World War II arrived from Italy.
|1991 16 Jun
||The first local spiritual assembly in Albania was formed at Tirana.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Albania was formed with its seat in Tirana. [CBN Jan92 p2, BINS270:3–4; BW92–3:119; VV121]
|1993 Jul 25 – 30
||The first summer school of Albania was held in Gdem, attended by about 400 Bahá'ís. [BINS299:3]
||First summer and winter schools
|1995 May 30 – Jun 1
||The first International Medical/Surgical Conference of Tirana was held under the auspices of Health for Humanity and the University of Tirana, attended by more than 400 Albanian physicians. [BINS343:2–3]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Health; Conferences, International; Health
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