Bahá'u'lláh (Arabic: بهاء الله‎, "Glory o God"; 12 November 1817 – 29 Mey 1892 an Muharram 2, 1233 - Dhu'l Qa'dah 2, 1309), born Mírzá Ḥusayn-`Alí Núrí (Persie: میرزا حسین‌علی نوری‎), wis the foonder o the Bahá'í Faith. He claimed tae be the prophetic fulfilment o Bábism, a 19t-century ootgrowth o Shí‘ism,[1] but in a broader sense claimed tae be a messenger frae God referrin tae the fulfilment o the eschatological expectations o Islam, Christianity, an ither major releegions.[2]

Bahá'u'lláh
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Bahá'u'lláh
BornMírzá Ḥusayn-`Alí Núrí[lower-alpha 1]
12 November 1817 (1817-11-12)
Tehran, Persie (present-day Iran)
Died29 May 1892 (1892-05-30) (aged 74)
Acre, Ottoman Empire (present-day Israel)
Kent forFoonder o the Bahá'í Faith
Successor`Abdu'l-Bahá

NotesEedit

  1. As an aristocrat, Bahá'u'lláh wis teetled Mírzá upon his birth signifeein him as the son o a nobleman.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Smith 2008, p. 3
  2. Buck 2004, pp. 143–178
Soorces
  • Buck, Christopher (2004). "The eschatology of Globalization: The multiple-messiahship of Bahā'u'llāh revisited". In Sharon, Moshe (ed.). Studies in Modern Religions, Religious Movements and the Bābī-Bahā'ī Faiths. Boston: Brill. pp. 143–178. ISBN 90-04-13904-4.
  • Smith, Peter (2008). An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-86251-5.