Tendong Se

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Sonam Tobjor Wangchhuk

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Born 1923 Served in Government 1939


Tendong Se. Son of late Tendong Shap-pe. Personal name Sonam Tobjor Wangchhuk. Born 1923. Entered Government service in 1939. Made a Tsa-nyer (Grass Steward) in Lhasa in 1942. Has been made a Ru-pšn (2nd-in-Command) of the Dalai Lama's Bodyguard. Appointed Dzong-pšn of Nakchhang Dzong, October, 1945. Appointed as Assistant to the Tibetan Representative at Kalimpong in February, 1950.

Page references from Who's Who in Tibet

1942 (page 34) 1945 (page 42) 1949 (page 124)

This entry is from "Who Was Who in Tibet?" Copyright Frank Drauschke, Facts & Files, Berlin