Protestantism in Chile

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Protestants represent 13% of the population of Chile.[1] Protestants first arrived in the 1840s, with the arrival in Valparaíso in 1845 of the American Congregationalist (later, Presbyterian) missionary David Trumbull[2] and with German immigrants from Protestant parts of Germany, mainly Lutherans. Later came Anglicans, Presbyterians, Seventh-day Adventists, Methodists, Pentecostals, and other Protestant Christians.

The first Seventh-Day Adventist missionaries first arrived in 1895.[3] Today there are estimated 126,814 Adventists in Chile.

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