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Bhutan

550-660 Kingdom of Monyul

1605 - 1616 Founding of Bhutan

1626 - 08 Jan 1910 Tributary of Tibet

11 Nov 1865 Protectorate of British India

17 Dec 1907 - Kingdom of Bhutan

08 Jan 1910 - 15 Aug 1947 Under British Protectorate

02 Aug 1935 Bhutan's autonomy from India recognised

15 Aug 1947 - 21 Sep 1971 Protectorate of India

Dhrama Rajas

1605 - 1630 Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal

1698 - 1712 Kunga Gyaltshen .............................................. 1689-1713

1712 - 1729 Phyogla Namgale

1729 - 1735 Jigme Norbo I

1735 - 1738 Miphan Wangpo

1738 - 1761 Jigme Dragpa I

1761 - 1788 Choeki Gyaltshen

1788 - 1830 Jigme Dragpo II

1830 - 1861 Jigme Norbo II

1862 - 1904 Jigme Chogyal

1905 - 1931 Jigme Dorji .................................................. 1905-1931

Kings

17 Dec 1907 - 21 Aug 1926 Wangchuk, Ugyen I .............................. 1861-1926

21 Aug 1926 - 30 Mar 1952 Wangchuk, Jigme I .............................. 1906-1952

30 Mar 1952 - 21 Jul 1972 Wangchuk, Jigme Dorji II ....................... 1929-1972

22 Apr - 21 Jul 1972 Wangchuk, Ashi Kesang Chhoeden ................. 1930-

(Queen Regent)

21 Jul 1972 - 14 Dec 2006 Wangchuk, Jigme III Singye ..................... 1955-

14 Dec 2006 - Wangchuk, Jigme IV Khesar Namgyal .............. 1980-

Prime Ministers

17 Dec 1907 - 22 Jun 1916 Raja Ugyen Dorji ............................... 1855-1916

1917 - 1952 Raja Sonam Tobgay Dorji ........................ 1896-1953

1952 - 05 Apr 1964 Jigme Palden Dorji ............................. 1919-1964

05 Apr - 25 Jul 1964 Dasho Lhendup Dorji ............................ 1935-2007

20 Jul 1998 - 09 Jul 1999 Lyonpo Jigme Yoser Thinley (1st Time) .......... 1952-

09 Jul 1999 - 20 Jul 2000 Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup (1st Time) ................ 1953-

20 Jul 2000 - 08 Aug 2001 Lyonpo Yeshey Zimba (1st Time) ................. 1952-

08 Aug 2001 - 14 Aug 2002 Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk (1st Time) .............. 1950-

14 Aug 2002 - 30 Aug 2003 Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji (1st Time) ................ 1951-

30 Aug 2003 - 18 Aug 2004 Lyonpo Jigme Yoser Thinley (2nd Time)

18 Aug 2004 - 05 Sep 2005 Lyonpo Yeshey Zimba (2nd Time)

05 Sep 2005 - 07 Aug 2006 Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup (2nd Time)

07 Sep 2006 - 31 Jul 2007 Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk (2nd Time)

31 Jul 2007 - 09 Apr 2008 Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji (2nd Time)

09 Apr 2008 - 28 Apr 2013 Lyonpo Jigme Yoser Thinley (3rd Time)

28 Apr - 27 Jul 2013 Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye ............................ 1949-

27 Jul 2013 - Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay ....................... 1965-

Indian Polictical Officers

15 Aug 1947 - 1948 Arthur John Hopkinson .......................... 1894-1953

1948 - 1952 Harishwar Dayal

1952 - 1955 Balraj Krishna Kapur

1955 - 1961 Apa Parshuram Rao Pant ......................... 1912-1992

23 Oct 1961 - 1963 Inder Jeet Bahadur Singh ....................... 1914-1987

1963 - 1966 Nari Kaikhosru Rustomji

1966 - 27 Jun 1967 Vincent Herbert Coelho

03 Jul 1967 - 1968 Nedyam Balachandran Menon ...................... 1921-2006

1968 - 21 Sep 1971 Brajbir Saran Das

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