Sonam Topgyal

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Sonam Topgyal
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Sonam Topgyal
Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration
In office
1997–2001
Monarch Tenzin Gyatso
Preceded by Tenzin Tethong
Succeeded by Lobsang Tenzin
Personal details
Born 1941
Dagyab, Kham, Tibet
Died 30 December 2012 (age 71)
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India

Sonam Topgyal (1941 – 30 December 2012) was Prime Minister (officially Kalön Tripa) of the Central Tibetan Administration (Tibetan government-in-exile). He held the position from 1997 to 2001.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tibet's former prime minister, Sonam Topgyal, dies in Dharamshala". The Tibet Post. 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  2. ^ "CTA Condoles the Passing Away of Kalon Trisur Sonam Topgyal". Tibet.net. 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Tenzin Tethong
Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration
1996-2001
Succeeded by
Lobsang Tenzin