Jigme Singye, King of Bhutan

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Name
Jigme Singye, King of Bhutan Gender: M
Jigme Singye Wangchuck
born on 11 November 1955 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Thimbu, Bhutan, 27n28, 89e39
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°49' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°53 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 13°02'



King of Bhutan Jigme Singye (2014)

Biography

Bhutanese monarch, who served as the fourth King of Bhutan (Druk Gyalpo) from 24 July 1972 until his abdication in favour of his eldest son, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, on 9 December 2006. He is credited with many modern reforms in the country.

Jigme Singye Wangchuck was born at Dechencholing Palace to Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck. He received western and traditional learning in various institutions, including Dechencholing Palace, St. Joseph's School at Darjeeling in India, Heatherdown School in England, Namselling Palace, and Ugyen Wangchuck Academy at Satsham Choten in Paro.

He has four wives and ten children. Since his abdication his title has been styled as King Jigme Singye, The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, The King Father of Bhutan.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Lose social status 9 December 2006 (Abdicated)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from two biographies: 11-11-11: A Tribute by Karma Tshering (MPC Bhutan Entertainment, 2011): "At the dawn of November 11, 1955, Her Majesty ... announced the good news, saying, 'The Baby Prince is born; the sun of peace has shone.'"; and 100 Years of Monarchy: A Tribute to Our Beloved Kings (Bhutan: Rabsell Media Services, 2008): "The nation rejoiced when on the morning of 11 November 1955, an heir was born to His Majesty..."

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Ten)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wangchuck, Bhutan)