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Lodi Gyari Rinpoche

Tibetan politician
Lodi Gyari after the 9th round of dialogue with China, in 2010

Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari (25 August 1949[1] – 29 October 2018) was a Tibetan diplomat. He was the special envoy to the 14th Dalai Lama in the United States. He was the Tibetan Ambassador to the United States at the time of his death. He was born in Lhasa, Tibet. Rinpoche co-founded the Tibetan Youth Congress. He became and the Executive Chairman of the Board of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT).

Rinpoche died in a San Francisco, California hospital from liver cancer on October 29, 2018, aged 69.[2]

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  1. Post, Matt Schudel The Washington. "Lodi Gyari, Dalai Lama's emissary and a tireless advocate for Tibet, dies at 69". The Frederick News-Post.
  2. "Former Special Envoy to Dalai Lama, Lodi Gyari Passes Away". www.tibetanjournal.com. 2018-10-29. Retrieved 2018-10-29.