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|1913 18 or 19 Apr
||`Abdu'l-Bahá left Budapest and traveled to Vienna by rail, reaching the city in the evening and taking residence in the Grand Hotel. It is estimated that some 30 people accepted the Faith during His visit. [AB388, SBBR14p120]
In 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Egypt p80 it is reported that a bust of 'Abdu'l-Bahá was made during His time in Vienna. Two copies were received in Port Said via Stuttgart on the 18th of July, 1913, one intended for Ahmad Sohrab and the other for Mírzá Mahmúd-i-Zarqání.
||Vienna; Austria; Budapest; Hungary; Port Said; Egypt
||Abdul-Baha, Travels of; Abdul-Baha, Second Western tour; Trains; Abdul-Baha, Pictures and portraits; Ahmad Sohrab; Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani
|1913 24 Apr
||`Abdu'l-Bahá left Vienna and returned to Stuttgart, where He arrived in the early hours of the next morning. [AB389]
||Vienna; Austria; Stuttgart; Germany
||Abdul-Baha, Travels of; Abdul-Baha, Second Western tour
|1914 28 Jun
||The heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated in Sarajevo.
||Sarajevo; Serbia; Austria
||World War I; War (general); History (General)
|1914 28 Jul
||The Great War (1914–18) broke out in Europe. (28 July, 1914 to 11 November, 1918)
Austria declared war on Serbia.
|Europe; Austria; Serbia
||World War I; War (general); History (general)
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Germany and Austria was re-established. [BBRSM185]
It was elected for the first time since 1937.
Three American soldiers are members. [BBRSM185]
||NSA Germany and Austria
|1948 (In the year)
||The Germano-Austrian teaching plan (1948–53), comprising internal goals only, was launched. [BBRSM158]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Germany and Austria launched a Five Year Plan (1948-1953). [Ruhi 8.2 p46]
||Teaching Plans; Teaching Plans, National
||Separate national spiritual assemblies were formed for Germany and Austria. [BBRSM186]
For the letter of the Custodians to the national convention of Austria see MC158–60.
|1970 25 Dec - 1971 3 Jan
||The First International Bahá’í Youth Winter School took place in Salzburg, Austria, attended by 600 people from 25 countries. [BW15:332]
For picture see BW15:332.
||Salzburg; Austria; Europe
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Conferences, First
|1983 (In the year)
||The Association for Bahá’í Studies, German-Speaking Europe, was established in Austria. [BW19:357–8]
||Bahai Studies, Associations for; German language
|1993 10 – 25 Jun
||The Bahá'í International Community and Bahá'ís from 11 countries participated in the United Nations World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna and the parallel meetings for non-governmental organizations. [BINS298:1–2]
||United Nations conferences; Human Rights; Bahai International Community
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- Bahá'í Communities by Country: Research Notes, by Graham Hassall (2000). Brief notes on the history of Baha'i activities and the dates of NSA formation in Africa, China, Australia, and elsewhere. [about]
- Journal Diary of European Baha'i Travels: April - November 1948, by Charles Mason Remey (1948). A record of Remey's visits across Europe, from England to Germany. Includes coverage of Bahá'í participation in the first U.N. convention on Human Rights, held in Geneva. [about]
- References to the Bahá'í Faith in the U.S. State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, by United States Department of State (1991). Excerpts from the State Department's annual compilation of Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on discrimination against the Baha'i Faith and persecution of its adherents in twenty countries. [about]
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