Adelbert Mühlschlegel

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Adelbert Mühlschlegel (June 16, 1897 – July 29, 1980)[1] was a prominent German Bahá'í from a Protestant family. He became a Bahá'í in 1920, translated Bahá'í literature and served as a member of the National Spiritual Assembly of Germany.

He was appointed a Hand of the Cause by Shoghi Effendi in February 1952, after which he travelled to visit the Bahá'ís in many countries. He died in Athens, Greece.


  1. ^ Rabbani, R. (Ed.) (1992). The Ministry of the Custodians 1957-1963. Bahá'í World Centre. p. xxiii. ISBN 0-85398-350-X. 


  • Harper, Barron (1997). Lights of Fortitude (Paperback ed.). Oxford, UK: George Ronald. ISBN 0-85398-413-1. 

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