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1925 (Early in the year) Johanne Sorensen became a Bahá’í in Hawaii, the first Dane to accept the Faith. She returned to Denmark soon afterwards and remained the only Bahá’í there for 21 years. [SBBR14p233]
  • In the period 1925 to 1957 she corresponded with the Guardian. The correspondence includes more than one hundred letters, mostly on the subject of translation. [SBBR14p235]
  • For a history of the development of the Faith in Denmark see The Circle, the Brotherhood, and the Ecclesiastical God: The Bahá’í Faith in Denmark, 1925-1987 by Margit Warburg in Bahá’ís in the West SBBH Vol 14 pp229-263. It is also available on
  • See The Circle, the Brotherhood, and the Ecclesiastical Body: The Bahá'í Faith in Denmark 1925-1987 by Margit Warburg. [SBBH14p222]
  • Hawaii; Denmark Johanne Sorensen find ref
    1932 (In the year) Johanne Sorensen translated and paid for the publication of Bahá'u'lláh and the New Era in Danish. [SRR14p235] Denmark Bahaullah and the New Era (book); Johanne Sorensen; translation
    1946 (In the year) Between 1946 and 1951, Johanne Sorensen (later Hoeg), the first Danish Bahá’í, sent letters and Bahá’í literature to 93 towns, villages, settlements, and radio stations throughout Greenland.
  • Hendrik Olsen, the first Bahá’í indigenous to Greenland, enrolled in 1965 after receiving a Bahá’í book from Miss Sorensen in 1946 and maintaining a 17-year correspondence with her.
  • Greenland Johanne Sorensen; Hendrik Olsen
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