Jigme Singye Wangchuck

King of Bhutan from 1972–2006

Jigme Singye Wangchuck is the former king of Bhutan. He abdicated his throne in favour of his son, His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in 2006.[1]

Jigme Singye Wangchuck
King Father of Bhutan
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Reign1972 - 2006
PredecessorJigme Dorji Wangchuck
SuccessorJigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Born11 November 1955
Dechencholing Palace, Thimphu
SpouseDorji Wangmo Wangchuck(m. 1979)  · Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck(m. 1979)  · Tshering Pem Wangchuck(m. 1979)  · Sangay Choden Wangchuck(m. 1979)
IssueJigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
HouseWangchuck
FatherJigme Dorji Wangchuck
MotherKesang Choden Wangchuck

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jigme Singye Wangchuk | king of Bhutan". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2021-03-22.