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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

1980 - Today

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (Dzongkha: འཇིགས་མེད་གེ་སར་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་དབང་ཕྱུག་, Wylie: jigs med ge sar rnam rgyal dbang phyug; born 21 February 1980) is Druk Gyalpo or "Dragon King" of the Kingdom of Bhutan. After his father Jigme Singye Wangchuck abdicated the throne in his favor, he became the monarch on 9 December 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has received more than 2,675,761 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is the 9,133rd most popular politician (up from 9,798th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Nepal (up from 16th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Nepalese Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck ranks 9,133 out of 15,710Before him are John Paine, Peter I, Count of Alençon, Wang Can, Hōjō Tokimasa, Michael Dukakis, and Julie Payette. After him are Chandra Shekhar, King Jing of Zhou, Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen, Francisco León de la Barra, Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, and Appius Claudius Pulcher.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1980, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck ranks 24Before him are Florent Malouda, Zaz, Marat Safin, Dirk Kuyt, The Miz, and Natalia Poklonskaya. After him are Jenson Button, David Garrett, Sibel Kekilli, Esteban Cambiasso, Ri Sol-ju, and Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

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In Nepal

Among people born in Nepal, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck ranks 15 out of 47Before him are Gyanendra of Nepal (1947), Janaka (null), Anuruddha (-450), Prithvi Narayan Shah (1723), Birendra of Nepal (1945), and Bidhya Devi Bhandari (1961). After him are Ram Baran Yadav (1948), Mahendra of Nepal (1920), Bhanubhakta Acharya (1814), Tribhuvan of Nepal (1906), Araniko (1244), and Jung Bahadur Rana (1817).

Among POLITICIANS In Nepal

Among politicians born in Nepal, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck ranks 7Before him are Yaśodharā (-600), Gyanendra of Nepal (1947), Janaka (null), Prithvi Narayan Shah (1723), Birendra of Nepal (1945), and Bidhya Devi Bhandari (1961). After him are Ram Baran Yadav (1948), Mahendra of Nepal (1920), Tribhuvan of Nepal (1906), Jung Bahadur Rana (1817), Sushil Koirala (1939), and Bhimsen Thapa (1775).