Order of the Condor of the Andes
The Order of the Condor of the Andes (Spanish: Nacional 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: Collar, Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, and Knight.
Recipients of the Order include:
- Konrad Adenauer, German chancellor.
- Adolfo Costa du Rels, Bolivian author and diplomat.
- Jimmy Doolittle, USAF General, Doolittle Raid Leader.
- Ernesto Galarza, Mexican-American activist.
- Clark Hewitt Galloway.
- Jaime Choque Mata, 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
- The Granta Book of Travel By Ian Jack, pages 364
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