Bab(redirected from Siyyid Mírzá 'Alí-Muhammad Shirazi)
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Bab(bäb, băb), the Title of Ali Mohammad of Shiraz. 1819-1850.
Persian founder of Babism.
(Biography) the Bab title of Mirza Ali Mohammed 1819–50, Persian religious leader: founded Babism; executed as a heretic of Islam
[from Persian bāb gate, from Arabic]
Often, the Bab. Bab ed-Din.