Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
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King of Bhutan
Reign 9 December 2006 – present
Coronation 1 November 2008
Predecessor Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Heir presumptive Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck
Prime Ministers
Born (1980-02-21) 21 February 1980 (age 38)
Kathmandu, Nepal[1]
Spouse Jetsun Pema (2011–present)
Issue Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck
House House of Wangchuck
Father Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Mother Tshering Yangdon
Religion Buddhism

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (born 21 February 1980) is the son of Jigme Singye Wangchuck and the 5th and current reigning Dragon King (Druk Gyalpo) of the Kingdom of Bhutan.[2] He became king on 9 December 2006. He was officially crowned on 1 November 2008.

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