Chakdor Namgyal

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Chakdor Namgyal was the third Chogyal (king) of Sikkim. He succeeded Tensung Namgyal in 1700 and was succeeded himself by Gyurmed Namgyal in 1717.[1]

His half-sister Pendiongmu tried to dethrone Chakdor, who fled to Lhasa, but was reinstated as king with the help of Tibetans.

Chakdor Namgyal
Born: 1686 Died: 1717
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Tensung Namgyal
Chogyal of Sikkim
Succeeded by
Gyurmed Namgyal


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