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|1953 11 Nov
||Ottilie Rhein (1903-79), an American of German origin, arrived in Mauritius and was named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh for the island. [BW13:454]
For the story of her life see BW18:703–5.
On her first expedition to provide necessities for living, she met the proprietor of a shop, Mr. Yim Lim, who became the first resident of the country to join the Faith. [BWNS274]
||Knights of Bahaullah; Islands; BWNS; Ottilie Rhein; Yim Lim
||The first local person to become a Bahá’í in Mauritius, Mr Yam-Lim, a Chinese Catholic, enrolld.
||First Bahais by country or area
|1962 (In the year)
||Emeric Sala, made a visit to several islands in the Indian Ocean and reported that there were some 400 Bahá'ís in Mauritius of Indian, Moslem, Chinese, Creole and French descent. [TG163]
|1970 14 – 16 Aug
||The Oceanic Conference of the Indian Ocean was held in Rose Hill, Mauritius. [BW15:317; VV5]
For pictures see BW15:299–301.
For an account of the experience of attending from the point of view of Claire Gung, the "Mother of Africa", see CG84-85.
||Rose Hill; Mauritius
||Oceanic Conference; Conference
|1989 23 Jul
||The first meeting of Bahá’í women in Mauritius took place at the Bahá’í Institute. [BINS215:6]
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