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Ugyen Wangchuck

1862 - 1926

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Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck (Dzongkha: ཨོ་རྒྱན་དབང་ཕྱུག, Wylie: o rgyan dbang phyug; 11 June 1862 – 26 August 1926) was the first Druk Gyalpo (King) of Bhutan from 1907 to 1926. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ugyen Wangchuck has received more than 325,015 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Ugyen Wangchuck is the 5,552nd most popular politician (down from 4,608th in 2019), the most popular biography from Bhutan and the most popular Bhutanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Ugyen Wangchuck ranks 5,552 out of 15,577Before him are Walter Warlimont, Mirjana Marković, Rostislav Mikhailovich, Didier Ratsiraka, Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, and Rached Ghannouchi. After him are Vologases VI, Ulpia Marciana, Latinus, Micheline Calmy-Rey, Chris Patten, and Peter Minuit.

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Among people born in 1862, Ugyen Wangchuck ranks 38Before him are Edith Wharton, Siegbert Tarrasch, Aurel Stein, Silvio Gesell, Maurice Barrès, and Georges Feydeau. After him are Leonid Pasternak, Théo van Rysselberghe, Vito Cascio Ferro, Mary Anderson, Eugen Ehrlich, and August Oetker. Among people deceased in 1926, Ugyen Wangchuck ranks 34Before him are William Bateson, Constantin Fehrenbach, Ellen Key, Friedrich von Wieser, Knut Wicksell, and Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans. After him are Théo van Rysselberghe, Émile Coué, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Alphonse Borrelly, Ye Wanyong, and Robert Todd Lincoln.

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In Bhutan

Among people born in Bhutan, Ugyen Wangchuck ranks 1 out of 14After him are Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1929), Jigme Singye Wangchuck (1955), Jigme Wangchuck (1905), Jigme Thinley (1952), Lotay Tshering (1969), Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche (1961), Tshering Tobgay (1965), Sangay Ngedup (1953), Jetsun Pema (1990), Khandu Wangchuk (1950), and Wangay Dorji (1974).


Among politicians born in Bhutan, Ugyen Wangchuck ranks 1After him are Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1929), Jigme Singye Wangchuck (1955), Jigme Wangchuck (1905), Jigme Thinley (1952), Lotay Tshering (1969), Tshering Tobgay (1965), Sangay Ngedup (1953), and Khandu Wangchuk (1950).