Ethnic Germans in Bolivia
|Spanish, German, and Plautdietsch. Yiddish is spoken by German-Jewish communities.|
|Christianity (Protestantism, Lutheranism, Reformed, Mennonite, Amish, Roman Catholicism) and Judaism.|
|Related ethnic groups|
German immigrants began to arrive in Bolivia in the 18th century, and many more arrived in the 19th century. During World War II, Bolivia ceased diplomatic relations with Germany and expelled many Germans. Many German Jews immigrated to Bolivia during the war. Inti SA, Bolivia's largest pharmaceutical company, was founded by German immigrant Ernesto W. N. Schilling Huhn.
Historic German schools:
Notable German Bolivians
- Ronald Rivero Kuhn, footballer
- Hugo Banzer, military officer, twice President
- Germán Busch, military officer and President
- Luciano Durán Böger, writer and poet
- Enrique Hertzog, physician and President
- Pato Hoffmann, actor and theater director
- Noel Kempff, biologist and environmentalist
- Jaime Mirtenbaum Zenamon, classical guitarist and composer
- Alberto Natusch, military officer and dictator
- Erwin Sánchez Freking, footballer
- Achim von Kries, German military officer
- Blanca Wiethüchter, writer and poet
- Jorge Wilstermann, aviator
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white 10% (of which German 3%) (2001)
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