Monday, January 23, 2017

Royal Profile: 12 Facts about Princess Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck of Bhutan

  1. Princess Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck of Bhutan was born 23 January 1982 {Source}. 
  2. She is the daughter of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck and Queen Mother Ashi Tshering Pem {Source}. 
  3. She has the following siblings {Source}: 
  4. Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck (1980) 
  5. Prince Dasho Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck (1986) 
  6. She has the following half-siblings{Source}: 
  7. King Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (1980) 
  8. Princess Ashi Sonam Dechen Wangchuck (1981) 
  9. Princess Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck (1981) 
  10. Prince Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck (1984) 
  11. Prince Dasho Khamsum Singye Wangchuck (1985) 
  12. Prince Dasho Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1986) 
  13. Princess Ashi Euphelma Choden Wangchuck (1993) 
  14. Prince Dasho Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck (1994) 
  15. Princess Ashi Kesang Choden has the following nieces and nephews{Source}: 
  16. Dasho Jigme Ugyen Wangchuck (2006, Chimi Yangzom) 
  17. Dasho Jamyang Singye Wangchuck (2009, Chimi Yangzom) 
  18. Dasho Jigje Singye Wangchuck (Princess Ashi Sonam Dechen) 
  19. Dasho Truelku Varotsana Jigten Wangchuck (Princess Ashi Sonam Dechen) 
  20. Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, The Gyalsey (2016) 
  21. She has the following siblings-in-law: 
  22. Dasho Sangay Wangchuck (1978) 
  23. Dasho Phub W. Dorji (m. 2009) 
  24. Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan (1990, m. 2011) 
  25. Yeatso Lhamo (m. 2013) 
  26. Dasho Tandin Namgyel 
  27. She studied psychology at Stanford University in the United States, earning a degree. 
  28. On 11 November 2008, she married Dasho Palden Yoeser Thinley{Source}. 
  29. The Princess is currently 13th in succession of the Bhutanese throne. 
  30. She shares a birthday with Princess Caroline of Hanover, Princess by birth of Monaco. 
  31. Princess Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck was awarded the Commemorative Silver Jubilee Medal of King Jigme Singye in 2006{Source
  32. In 2008, she was awarded the King Jigme Khesar Investiture Medal {Source