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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 First Bahais by country or area
1960 (In the decade) A number of Bahá’í primary schools are opened in Bolivia. Bolivia Bahai schools
1961 21 – 25 Feb The first Indian congress of Bolivia is held in Oruro, with Indians participating. [BW13:268] Oruro; Bolivia Conferences; Indigenous people
1961 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Bolivia is formed. [BW13:258] Bolivia NSA
1961 8 Jul The Custodians announce that mass conversion has begun in Ceylon, Central and East Africa, and Bolivia, while in Canada native peoples have begun to enter the Faith. [MC293] Sri Lanka; Africa; Bolivia; Canada Custodians; Mass conversion; Native Americans; First Nations
1970 Apr - Aug More than 6,000 people become Bahá’ís in Bolivia. [BW15:232] Bolivia Mass conversion
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 Bahai schools
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 Mass conversion
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 America Conferences, Bahai; Social and economic development; First conferences

from the main catalogue

  1. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1963-1986: Third Epoch of the Formative Age, by Universal House of Justice (1996). [about]
  2. Radio Bahá'í del Lago Titicaca, 20 años de historia, by Rene Quiñonez, in La Pluma del Conocimiento, 2 (2002). Un breve relato sobre los logros de un proyecto de desarrollo socio económico al servicio de los pobladores del altiplano peruano boliviano. [about]
  3. References to the Bahá'í Faith in the U.S. State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, by United States Department of State (1991). Excerpts from the State Department's annual compilation of Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on discrimination against the Baha'i Faith and persecution of its adherents in twenty countries. [about]
 
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