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||Martha Root visited the parents of Milosh Wurm in Brno. He had been the first to become a Bahá'í in Czechoslovakia and the first to have translated a book into Czech when he was only seventeen years of age. He lost his life in the Great War. [BW3p44, Bahá'í Historical Facts 26 March, 2018]
||Martha Root; Milosh Wurm; First Bahais by country or area
|1957 (In the year)
||Bahá’í activity in Czechoslovakia was banned by the authorities, several members of the Prague community were arrested and Vuk Echtner was imprisoned for two years.
||Persecution, Czechoslovakia; Persecution, Other; Persecution, Arrests; Persecution
|1990 9 Jun
||The first local spiritual assembly in Czechoslovakia was formed at Prague. [BINS226:1]
|1990 8 – 11 Jul
||The first summer school of Czechoslovakia was held in Jindrichuv Hradec, attended by 24 Bahá'ís from eight countries. [BINS230:2]
||Jindrichuv Hradec; Czechoslovakia
||Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
||The first local spiritual assembly in Slovakia was formed in Bratislava.
||First Local Spiritual Assemblies
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Czechoslovakia was formed with its seat in Prague. [AWH86; BINS246:3–4; VV113]
|1992 2 – 5 Jan
||The first European Conference on Bahá'í Activities in Universities was held in Brno, Czechoslovakia. [BINS263:2]
BINS290:2 gives a second report of this event, incorrectly implying it was held in January 1993.
||Brno; Czechoslovakia; Europe
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, International; Conferences, Other; Universities
||Three new National Spiritual Assemblies were elected, in Sabah, Sarawak, and Slovakia and the National Spiritual Assembly in Liberia was re-established bringing the number of National Assemblies to 179. [Ridán Message 1998]
||Sabah; Sarawak; Slovakia
||NSA; statistics; Z****
|2007 19 Apr
||The government of Slovakia officially registered the Bahá'í Faith as a religious community, guaranteeing the group the right to own property, observe holy days, disseminate literature and engage in a host of other activities. [BWNS531]
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