Sceptre or Ruyi

Name: 13th Dalai Lama
Date of birth: 1876
Date of death: 1933
Biography: Thubten Gyatso - Temporal and spiritual ruler of Tibet
Description: The Thirteenth Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lobzang Thubten Gyatso, was born in 1876. He was the son of peasants who lived in Langdun, a district of Takpo (or Dagpo), in Southern Tibet. He was recognised as the reincarnation of the 12th Dalai Lama in 1877 and... more
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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: Tsarong, Dasang Damdul
Date of birth: 1888
Date of death: 1959-05-14
Biography: Commander in Chief of Tibet
Description: Nangang Dasang Damdul [gnam gang zla bzang dgra 'dul] was born into a farm worker's household in a small village in the Phenpo valley area. At a young age he went to live with his aunt in Lhasa and sometime around 1900 he began his training with a g... more
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