Ugo Giachery, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ugo Giachery

Italian Hand of the Cause

Date of Birth: 13-May-1896

Place of Birth: Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Date of Death: 05-Jul-1989

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Ugo Giachery

  • Ugo Giachery (May 13, 1896 – July 5, 1989) was a prominent Italian Bahá'í from an aristocratic family from Palermo.
  • At an anniversary of the founding of the spiritual assembly of Perugia Giachery told the story of how, as a young wounded soldier, still ignorant of the Bahá'í Faith, he was in Perugia in 1916.
  • After World War I he moved to the United States, where he became a Bahá'í around 1926.
  • In 1947, his family moved back to Rome in Italy.
  • He translated many Bahá'í books into Italian.
  • From 1948 he started taking care of the marble supplies from Italy for the superstructure of the Shrine of the Báb and the International Archives Building. He was appointed a Hand of the Cause by Shoghi Effendi in December 1951, who also appointed him as a member-at-large of the International Bahá'í Council, and who named one of the doors of the Shrine of the Báb after him.

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