Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck
|Prince Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck|
|House||House of Wangchuck|
|Father||Jigme Singye Wangchuck|
|Mother||Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck|
|Born||16 July 1984|
|Bhutanese Royal Family|
Issue of King Jigme Dorji:
Prince Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck (born 16 July 1984) is the heir presumptive to the throne of Bhutan, following the abdication of his father on 14 December 2006 and the accession of his brother King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck.
Prince Jigyel Ugyen is the second son of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck from Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. He has an older sister, Princess Sonam Dechan, as well as four half-brothers and four half-sisters.
He was educated at Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School, then Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA, graduating in 2003. He started a course in history and politics at St Peter's College, Oxford, in the United Kingdom on 2003, graduating in 2007.
Sharing responsibilities with his siblings, Prince Jigyel Ugyen travels extensively to represent the King in various functions in Bhutan as well as abroad. In 2008 he travelled to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival where he delivered an opening address before roaming the festival area, and interacting with visitors.University of Texas at El Paso.
The prince with his sister, Princess Sonam Dechan, serve in Tarayana Foundation executive board. Founded by their mother, Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo, the foundation focuses on various efforts to reduce poverty in Bhutan.
- Bhutan :
|Ancestors of Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck|
- Royal Ark: Bhutan
- Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2008, Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon
- Stories from the Folklife Festival: The Bhutanese Prince, NASA people
- At the end of the festival, he travelled with several performers to attend the Bhutan Festival at the est Bhutan Festival 2008 in UTEP
- Kuwait pledges USD 100,000 a year
- HRH Prince Jigyel to attend the XIII Olympic congress in Copenhagen
- Ugyen Yoeser wins
- Royal Ark
- Bhutan Majestic Travel
- Royal Ark
Jigyel Ugyen WangchuckBorn: 16 July 1984
||Line of succession to the Bhutanese Throne
Khamsum Singhye Wangchuck