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1968. 13 Sep The passing of Wellesley Tudor Pole (b. 23 April 1884 in Weston Super Mare, UK) in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, UK.

Wellesley Tudor Pole first encountered ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Alexandria during His first sojourn in Egypt in 1910. At that time he wanted to find out more about the Faith and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. He met ‘Abdu’l-Bahá many times over many years, specifically in Palestine in 1918 when he was able to assist in the protection ‘Abdu’l-Bahá‘s home against the occupying Turks. [The Servant, the General and Armageddon by Roderick and Derwent Maude]

  • He is also notable for having read the English translation of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá‘s first public talk in the West on the 10th of September, 1911. In 1921, while Tudor Pole was Secretary of the Local Spiritual Assembly in London, the telegram announcing the passing of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá from Bahíyyih Khánum, arrived at Tudor Pole’s home in London and it was there read by Shoghi Effendi. [Bahá'í Chronicles; Bahaipedia]
  • See The Extraordinary Life and Work of Wellesley Tudor Pole: Baha'i Seer by Lil Osborn and The Two Worlds of Wellesley Tudor Pole by Gerry Fenge.
  • See as well Silent Road: In the light of personal experience by Wellesley Tudor Pole.
  • Hurstpierpoint; Sussex; UK; Weston Super Mare; UK In Memoriam; Wellesley Tudor Pole

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