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List of converts to the Baháʼí Faith from Islam



This is a '''List of converts to the Baháʼí Faith from Islam.

These were mostly people who were followers of the Baháʼu'lláh at the time he founded the Baháʼí Faith.
  • Peter Khan – Australian Baháʼí who was a member of the International Teaching Centre and Universal House of Justice.
  • Mírzá Abu'l-Faḍl – foremost Baháʼí scholar who helped spread the Baháʼí Faith in Egypt, Turkmenistan, and the United States. One of the few Apostles of Baháʼu'lláh who never actually met Baháʼu'lláh.
  • Mishkín-Qalam – prominent Baháʼí and one of the nineteen Apostles of Baháʼu'lláh, as well as a famous calligrapher of 19th-century Persia.
  • Táhirih – Persian poet and theologian of the Bábí faith in Iran.
  • Nabíl-i-Aʻzam – Baháʼí historian and one of the nineteen Apostles of Baháʼu'lláh
  • Hají Ákhúnd – eminent follower of Baháʼu'lláh. He was appointed a Hand of the Cause, and identified as one of the nineteen Apostles of Baháʼu'lláh.
  • Ibn-i-Abhar – appointed a Hand of the Cause, and identified as one of the nineteen Apostles of Baháʼu'lláh.
  • Mírzá Mahmúd – eminent follower of Baháʼu'lláh, the founder of the Baháʼí Faith.
  • Núrayn-i-Nayyirayn – two brothers who were beheaded in the city of Isfahan in 1879.
  • Somaya Ramadan – 2001 winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature.
  • ʻAbdu'l-Karim Amín Khawja - the first native Algerian convert to the Baháʼí Faith.
  • Musa Naghiyev – Azerbaijani industrial oil magnate in late 19th - early 20th century.
  • Sami Doktoroglu – early and important member of the Baháʼí Faith in Turkey.
  • Hasan M. Balyuzi - a descendant of relatives of the Báb, he was nevertheless a Muslim until he joined the religion following developing a friendship with Shoghi Effendi circa 1925, and eventually was named a Hand of the Cause of God.