Valíyu'lláh Varqá

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Mírzá Valíyu'lláh Khán-i-Varqá (Persian: میرزا ولی‌الله‌خان ورقا‎‎‎ ; 1884 – 1955) was a prominent Persian Bahá'í who was appointed a Hand of the Cause by Shoghi Effendi.

He was the son of Varqá, the martyr-poet, and the father of `Alí-Muhammad Varqá, (1911 – September 22, 2007).

Varqá joined `Abdu'l-Bahá's entourage while he traveled across America. He was appointed Trustee of the Huqúqu'lláh in 1940 and a Hand of the Cause in 1951.


  • Harper, Barron (1997). Lights of Fortitude (Paperback ed.). Oxford, UK: George Ronald. ISBN 0-85398-413-1. 
  • Bahá'í World, Vol. 13, pp. 831–4.

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