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The German Pioneer who turned the South American jungle into a cosmopolitan city

From being an important personality in Europe from 1910 to 1914, Adolfo Julio Schwelm embarked on the dream of founding a city in South America. Calling his city Eldorado, he publicised the exotic nirvana in Europe for hard-working visionary immigrants to come to populate his blossoming city. He even coaxed the nobility and important personalities to visit him in his colony.