The Baha'I Faith

By sande
  • Iran

    The life of Bahá’u’lláh and the events associated with the birth of a new revelation from God unfolded in the 19th century in the Islamic world of Iran and the Ottoman Empire. The stern control of those two central powers dictated Bahá’u’lláh’s movements His entire life, starting in what was then called Persia, where He was born.
  • Bab's death

    The Bab is imprisoned and executed.
  • Baha'u'llah

    Mirza Husayn-Ali came to realise that he was the chosen one, the fullfillment of the Bab's prophecy. He declares him publically to be the Baha'u'llah meaning the glory of God.
  • The Bab

    A Persian called Siyyid Ali Muhammad declared himself to be the Mahdi. He took the title of the Bab, meaning the gate. He was preparing the way for another messenger of God.
  • Baha'u'llah dies

    His final years were spent in exile and when he died 1892 his remains were burried near Mt Carmel.
  • Expansion of Faith

    Abbas Effendi the son of Baha'u'llah takes on the title Abdu'l-Baha (servant of Baha.) He is released from prison and begins to spread the faith considerably.