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Tibetan script rendering of Bhondong

Tseten Dorji

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Tibetan script rendering of Tseten Dorji

Bhondong Shape, Bšnshš-pa, Bhšndong


Born 1889 Served in Government 1906 Died 1945


Bhšndong. Personal name Tseten Dorji. Born about 1892. Was a Ka-trung (Secretary to the Kashag) for 15 years. Appointed Shap-pe (Cabinet Minister) in the summer of 1934. His long experience of the secretarial side of the Kashag has given him great influence as a Shape. His brother Tsesum Phunkhang (q.v.) was Tibetan Trade Agent, Yatung, from 1933 to 1940. Died on 9th May, 1945.

Page references from Who's Who in Tibet

1933 (page 11) 1938 (page 8) 1942 (page 1) 1945 (page 9)

This entry is from "Who Was Who in Tibet?" Copyright Frank Drauschke, Facts & Files, Berlin

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