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English: Siyyid `Alí Muḥammad Shírází meaning "Gate". He composed hundreds of letters and books (often termed tablets) in which he stated his messianic claims and defined his teachings, which constituted a new sharí'ah or religious law. His movement eventually acquired tens of thousands of supporters, was virulently opposed by Iran's Shi'a clergy, and was suppressed by the Iranian government leading to the persecution and killing of thousands of his followers, called Bábís. In 1850, at the age of thirty, the Báb was shot by a firing squad in Tabríz.
Iranian prophet and founder of the religion Bábism, venerated in the Bahá'í Faith
|Name in native language||علي محمد رضا الشيرازي|
|Date of birth||20 October 1819|
|Date of death||9 July 1850|
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Media in category "Báb"
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- Siyyid Mírzá 'Alí-Muhammad Shirazi (cropped).jpg 900 × 1,214; 121 KB
- Siyyid Mírzá 'Alí-Muhammad Shirazi.jpg 2,859 × 4,139; 707 KB
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- Where the Bab's body was thrown in Tabriz.jpg 444 × 237; 39 KB
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