The Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith, Shoghi Effendi, served as the Head of the Faith from 1921 until his passing in 1957.
Photograph of Shoghi Effendi taken in 1919
Shoghi Effendi surveying the gardens at Bahjí, 1950s
Last photograph of Shoghi Effendi, taken by Amatu’l-Bahá Rúhíyyih Khánum, September 1957
Shoghi Effendi at the time he became Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith, 1921