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||Amín and Sheila Banání, a Persian-American couple, settled in Athens-Kifissia in August 1953 and were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for Greece. [BW452]
See Professor Amin Banani, 1926–2013: A Prominent Scholar of Iranian Studies by Ehsan Yarshater in Iranian Studies, 2014, Vol 47 No 2 p347-351 for an obituary of Amin Banani.
||Amin Banani; Sheila Banani; Knights of Bahaullah; In Memoriam
|1953 18 Sep
||Dwight and Carole Allen arrived in Athens and were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for Greece. [BW13:452]
||Knights of Bahaullah
|1959 2 Jun
||The first Greek woman to become a Bahá’í, Ketty Antoniou, enrolled in Greece.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Greece was formed with its seat in Athens. [BW16:287; BW17:190]
|1980 29 Jul
||Adelbert Mühlschlegel, Hand of the Cause of God, passed away at his pioneer post in Athens, Greece. (b.16 June 1897) [BW18:613; VV52]
For his obituary see BW18:611–13.
Shoghi Effendi had appointed him among the second contingent on the 29th of February, 1952. [MoCxxiii]
||Adelbert Muhlschlegel; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Births and deaths; Births and deaths; In Memoriam
|1984 28 – 30 Dec
||The first National Bahá’í Youth Conference to be held in Greece took place in Athens. [BW19:319]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Youth; First conferences
|2003 27 Apr
||Bahá'ís from the north and south of Cyprus met when they were permitted to cross the demarcation line that had divided the island for three decades. The event followed the decision by the Turkish Cypriot authorities to lift the ban on travel across the cease-fire line. Some 60 Turkish and Greek Bahá'ís held a devotional meeting together at the Bahá'í center in Nicosia. [BWNS216]
||Nicosia; Cyprus; Turkey; Greece
||History (general); Unity; BWNS
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- 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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