Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
འཇིགས་མེད་གེ་སར་རྣམ་
རྒྱལ་དབང་ཕྱུག
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Keeng o Bhutan
Reign 9 December 2006 – present
Coronation 1 November 2008
Predecessor Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Heir presumptive Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck
Prime Meenisters
Spouse Jetsun Pema (2011–present)
Hoose Hoose o Wangchuck
Father Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Mother Tshering Yangdon
Born 21 Februar 1980 (1980-02-21) (age 34)
Dechencholing Palace, Bhutan
Religion Buddhism

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (Dzongkha: འཇིགས་མེད་གེ་སར་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་དབང་ཕྱུག་,[1] born 21 Februar 1980) is the son o Jigme Singye Wangchuck an the 5t an current reignin Dragon Keeng (Druk Gyalpo) o the Kinrick o Bhutan.[2] He acame Keeng on 9 December 2006. A public coronation ceremony wis held on 1 November 2008, an auspicious year that marked 100 years o monarchy in Bhutan.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "A Legacy of Two Kings". Bhutan Department of Information Technology. Retrieved 6 November 2008. 
  2. Das, Biswajyoti (18 December 2006). "Bhutan's new king committed to democracy". The Washington Post. Retrieved 6 November 2008. 
  3. Royal Ark