Information about King Jigme Wangchuck of Bhutan

King Jigme Wangchuck of Bhutan (1905 - 30 March 1952)

Jigme Wangchuck (Dzongkha: འཇིགས་མེད་དབང་ཕྱུག, Wylie: 'jigs med dbang phyug) was the Druk Gyalpo or king of Bhutan from 26 August 1926, until his death. He was the eldest son of King Ugyen Wangchuck and was educated in English, Hindi and Buddhist literature.

Under his reign, Bhutan continued to maintain almost complete isolation from the outside world, maintaining only limited relations with the British Raj in India. He was succeeded by his son, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.

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འཇིགས་མེད་དབང་ཕྱུག (King Jigme Wangchuck) Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 26 August 1926 30 March 1952
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