Portrait of Thutob Namgyal and Sidkyong Tulku

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Name: Bell, Charles Alfred
Date of birth: 1870-10-31
Date of death: 1945-03-08
Biography: Diplomat and Tibetologist
Description: Charles Alfred Bell was born in Calcutta, India, on 31 October 1870 to Henry and Anne Bell. As one of six children he would eventually follow in his father's footsteps and take up a post in the Indian Civil Service (ICS). Bell first studied at Winche... more
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Name: Namgyal, Thutob
Date of birth: 1860
Date of death: 1914-02-11
Biography: 9th Chogyal of Sikkim
Description: Maharaja Thutob Namgyal was born in 1860, the fifth and youngest son of Maharaja Tsugphud Namgyal and Maharani Menchi.
He succeeded to the Gadi of Sikkim in 1874 following the death of his half brother Sidkyong Namgyal. He was crowned at Chumbi, the ... more
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Name: Tulku, Sidkyong
Date of birth: 1879
Date of death: 1914
Biography: 10th Chogyal of Skkim
Description: Sidkyong Tulku was first known as Chotal Namgyal, the second son of Chogyal Thutob Namgyal by his first wife Maharani Pending. The 15th Karmapa Kha-khyab Dorje (1871-1922) recognised Chotal Namgyal as a reincarnate of his uncle Sidkyong Namgyal, the ... more
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