Bhutan: Heads of State: 1907-2016

Ruling Family: Chos-rje
'Brug rGyal-po, Mi-rje-mha'-bdag Rin-po-che (Druk Gyalpo) [1]
17 Dec 1907 - 21 Aug 1926 O-rgyan dBang-phyug (Ugyen Wangchuk)
21 Aug 1926 - 30 Mar 1952 'Jigs-med dBang-phyug (Jigme Wangchuk)
30 Mar 1952 - 21 Jul 1972 'Jigs-med rDo-rje dBang-phyug (Jigme Dorji Wangchuk)
21 Jul 1972 - 14 Dec 2006 'Jigs-med Seng-ge dBang-phyug (Jigme Singye Wangchuk)
14 Dec 2006 - 'Jigs-med Ge-sar rNam-rgyal dBang-phyug (Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk)

[1] In communications with British and Indian authorities was styled Mahārājā (1907-1963).
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