Famous Bhutanese Leaders

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Jigme Singye Wangchuck
(Former King of Bhutan)

Jigme Singye Wangchuck
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Birthdate: November 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dechencholing Palace, Thimphu, Bhutan
Jigme Singye Wangchuck had taken over as the king of Bhutan when he succeeded his father in 1972, at age 16. Interestingly, Wangchuck had married four sisters in a "Royal Wedding." He is known for promoting Gross National Happiness instead of Gross Domestic Product as the goal of Bhutan.

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Tshering Tobgay
(Prime Minister of Bhutan)

Tshering Tobgay
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Birthdate: September 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haa District, Bhutan

Former prime minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay co-founded the People's Democratic Party. He has also been the opposition leader of Bhutan for 5 years. Educated in Kalimpong in India, Tobgay also boasts of a master’s degree from Harvard University. A TED speaker, he advocates for Gross National Happiness.

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Jigme Thinley
(Former Prime Minister of Nepal)

Jigme Thinley
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Birthdate: September 9, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bumthang, Bhutan

Jigme Thinley is a Bhutanese politician who served as the country's prime minister from 2008 to 2013. The recipient of several prestigious honors, such as the Druk Thuksey medal, Coronation medal, and Druk Wangyal medal, Jigme Thinley has been an important politician for Bhutan over the years. 

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Jigme Palden Dorji
(Politician)

Jigme Palden Dorji
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Birthdate: December 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bhutan House, Dungra Khasmahal
Died: April 6, 1964
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 5 
Khandu Wangchuk
(Prime Minister, Politician)

Khandu Wangchuk
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Birthdate: November 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paro,Bhutan

 6 
Lhendup Dorji
(Prime Minister)

Lhendup Dorji
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Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kalimpong, India
Died: April 15, 2007

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Sonam Tobgye
(political)

Sonam Tobgye
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Birthdate: November 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bhutan
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 8 
Sangay Ngedup
(Prime Minister)

Sangay Ngedup
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Birthdate: July 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Punakha, Bhutan

 9 
Dechen Wangmo
(Politician)

Dechen Wangmo
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Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

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Mayeum Choying Wangmo Dorji
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Birthdate: 1897 AD
Birthplace: Gangtok, Sikkim India
Died: May 26, 1994

 11 
Kinzang Dorji
(Prime Minister, Politician)

Kinzang Dorji
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Birthdate: February 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chhali Gewog, Bhutan

 12 
Neten Zangmo
(Politician, Official)

Neten Zangmo
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Birthdate: September 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bumthang, Bhutan

 13 
Dorji Choden
(Politician)

Dorji Choden
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Birthdate: December 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bhutan

 14 
Yeshey Zimba
(Former Prime Minister of Bhutan)

Yeshey Zimba
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Birthdate: October 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bhutan

 15 
Lhaki Dolma
(Actress, Politician)

Lhaki Dolma
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Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Punakha, Bhutan

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Kezang Wangmo
(Politician, Actress)

Kezang Wangmo
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Paro, Bhutan

 17 
Ashi Tashi Dorji
(Politician)

Ashi Tashi Dorji
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Birthdate: August 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kalimpong, West Bengal, India

 18 
Lily Wangchuk
(Politician, Diplomat)

Lily Wangchuk
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Birthdate: October 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bhutan

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Dil Maya Rai
(Politician)

Dil Maya Rai
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Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

 20 
Tashi Wangmo
(Politician)

Tashi Wangmo
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Birthdate: February 19, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kanglung Gewog, Bhutan

 21 
Tshewang Lhamo
(Politician)

Tshewang Lhamo
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Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Bjacho Gewog, Bhutan

 22 
Yeshey Dem
(Politician)

Yeshey Dem
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Birthdate: 1993 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

 23 
Tshering Choden
(Politician)

Tshering Choden
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Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

 24 
Karma Lhamo
(Politician, Educator)

Karma Lhamo
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Birthdate: May 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tshakaling, Bhutan

 25 
Dorjee Wangmo
(Politician)

Dorjee Wangmo
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Birthdate: 1988 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

 26 
Norbu Wangzom
(Politician)

Norbu Wangzom
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

 27 
Namgay Peldon
(Judge, Politician)

Namgay Peldon
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

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Kesang Chuki Dorjee
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Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States of America

 29 
Sonam Pelzom
(Politician)

Sonam Pelzom
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Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

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Hiranyamayee Lama
(Politician)

Hiranyamayee Lama
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan