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1940 Eleanor Smith Adler, a new Bahá’í from Los Angeles, settles in La Paz, the first pioneer to Bolivia. La Paz; Bolivia Eleanor Smith Adler
1941 18 May Yvonne Cuellar, a French woman, becomes a Bahá’í in Bolivia.
  • Although Marina del Prado was the first to become a Bahá’í, on 2 February 1941, she did not remain active, so Yvonne Cuellar is recognized as the first Bahá’í in Bolivia. She was called by Shoghi Effendi ‘Mother of Bolivia’.
  • For the story of her life see BW19:619–22.
Bolivia Yvonne Cuellar; spiritual mother
1960 (In the decade) A number of Bahá’í primary schools are opened in Bolivia. Bolivia
1961 21 – 25 Feb The first Indian congress of Bolivia is held in Oruro, with Indians participating. [BW13:268] Oruro; Bolivia
1961 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Bolivia is formed. [BW13:258] Bolivia NSA
1970 Apr - Aug More than 6,000 people become Bahá’ís in Bolivia. [BW15:232] Bolivia
1970 14 – 16 Aug The Continental Conference is held in La Paz, Bolivia. [BW15:317; VV5]
  • For pictures see BW15:301–2.
La Paz; Bolivia Continental Conference; Conference
1984 The first Bahá’í university, Universidad Núr, opens in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. [VV82–3] Santa Cruz; Bolivia
1988 26 Nov - 4 Dec Over a thousand people become Bahá’ís in Bolivia during a teaching project. [BINS189:2]
  • A later report indicates that over 2,000 people have become Bahá’ís. [BINS195:1]
Bolivia
1993 29 – 31 Jan The first Latin American Bahá'í Social and Economic Development Seminar takes place in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. [BINS308:2; BW92–3:139] Santa Cruz; Bolivia Latin American Baha'i Social and Economic Development Seminar
 
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