Order of the Condor of the Andes
|Order of the Condor of the Andes|
|Awarded by the Government of Bolivia|
|Awarded for||"For exceptional civil or military merit shown by Bolivians or foreigners."|
The Order of the Condor of the Andes (Spanish: La Orden del Cóndor de los Andes) is a state decoration of the Plurinational State of Bolivia instituted on 12 April 1925. The Order is awarded for exceptional merit, either civil or military, shown by Bolivians or foreign nationals. There are six grades: Grand Collar, Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, and Knight.
Recipients of the Order include:
- Pope Francis.
- Konrad Adenauer, German chancellor.
- Xavier Albó Corrons, Jesuit priest, expert in the indigenous peoples of Bolivia.
- Adolfo Costa du Rels, Bolivian author and diplomat.
- Charles de Gaulle, French president.
- Jimmy Doolittle, USAF General, Doolittle Raid Leader.
- Ernesto Galarza, Mexican-American activist.
- Clark Hewitt Galloway.
- Javier del Granado, Bolivian poet.
- Sukarno, Indonesian leader.
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
- Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslavian leader.
- Merle Tuve, American scientist.
- Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia.
- Alfredo Stroessner, Paraguayan dictator
- Marcelo Ostria Trigo, Bolivian author and diplomat.
- Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iranian diplomat and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- The Granta Book of Travel By Ian Jack, pages 364
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