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Thu, 02.19.1942

Julio Pinedo, Bolivian Royal born

Julio Pinedo

*Julio Pinedo was born on this date in 1942. He is the ceremonial king of the Afro Bolivian community of the Nor Yungas province, Bolivia. He was crowned in 1992, over thirty years after the death of the previous king, his grandfather Don Bonifacio Pinedo.

His position gained official recognition in 2007 when the prefect of La Paz swore him in. King Julio has a son, Prince Rolando, who was born in 1995.

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Come, brother, come. Let's lift it; Come now, hewit! COTTON SONG by N. Jean Toomer.
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