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Central Figures of the Bahá’í Faith

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The Báb
(1819 - 1850) - Founder of the Bábi religion and Forerunner of Bahá'u'lláh

(1817 - 1892) Founder of the Bahá'í Faith

(1844 - 1921) Appointed by his father, Bahá'u'lláh, to lead the Bahá'í Faith after His (Bahá'u'lláh's) death

Shoghi Effendi
(1896 - 1957) Appointed by his grandfather, `Abdu'l-Bahá, to lead the Bahá'í Faith after his (`Abdu'l-Bahá's) death