Bhutan

Bhutan Famous Natives

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People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


B - D

  • R.K. Budhathoki former chairman of Bhutan People's Party
  • Chencho football player
  • Tshering Chhoden archer
  • Kunzang Choden writer
  • Dorji Dema archer
  • Punya Prasad Dhakal human rights activist
  • Kesang C. Dorjee journalist, filmmaker
  • Ap Chuni Dorji poet
  • Chenkyab Dorji diplomat
  • Drungtsho Pema Dorji physician
  • Jigme Palden Dorji politician
  • Kelly Dorji actor
  • Kinzang Dorji former prime minister
  • Lhendup Dorji former acting prime minister
  • Rinzin Dorji runner
  • Sonam Topgay Dorji politician
  • Ugyen Dorji politician
  • Wangay Dorji football player
G - S
  • Lama Gyurme monk, musician
  • Jubzhang Jubzhang archer
  • Tsokye Tsomo Karchun actress
  • Je Khenpo Bhutan Buddhist Monk
  • Jigme Namgyal politician
  • Sangay Ngedup former prime minister
  • Tashi Peljor archer
  • Dechen Pem singer, producer, actress
  • Jetsun Pema Queen consort of Bhutan
  • Daw Penjo ambassador
  • S.K. Pradhan human rights activist
  • Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye former secular ruler of Bhutan
  • Pema Rinchen football player
  • Tek Nath Rizal politician, human rights activist
  • Shabdrung Bhutan Buddhist Monk
T - Z
  • Sonam Tenzin football player
  • Jigme Thinley prime minister
  • Tshering Tobgay politician
  • Dawa Tshering former minister of foreign affairs
  • Passang Tshering football player
  • Ugyen Tshering politician, minister of foreign affairs
  • Vikalpa politician
  • Dorji Wangchuck member of the royal family
  • Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck reigning King
  • Jigme Singye Wangchuck former king
  • Kesang Choden Wangchuck member of royal family
  • Sangay Choden Wangchuck member of royal family
  • Tshering Pem Wangchuck member of royal family
  • Ugyen Wangchuck former king
  • Khandu Wangchuk former prime minister
  • Sangay Wangchuk long distance runner
  • Chimi Wangmo athlete
  • Yeshey Zimba politician
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