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Queen Mother Sangay Choden
|Queen mother of Bhutan|
11 May 1963 |
Nobgang, Punakha, Bhutan
|Spouse||Jigme Singye Wangchuck|
|Issue||Khamsum Singye Wangchuck
Euphelma Choden Wangchuck
|House||Wangchuck (by marriage)|
|Father||Yab Ugyen Dorji|
|Mother||Yum Thuiji Zam|
|Bhutanese Royal Family|
The other three wives and queens, all Sangay Choden's sisters, are:
- HM Dorji Wangmo.
- HM Tshering Yangdon, mother of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
- HM Tshering Pem.
She has the following children with the former king:
- HRH Prince Dasho Khamsum Singye Wangchuck (born October 6, 1985).
- HRH Princess Ashi Euphelma Choden Wangchuck (born June 6, 1993).
I support the all around development of our younger generations, in whose hands lie the future of our country.
Sangay Choden is particularly interested in promoting the arts in Bhutan and advocating the country's rich cultural heritage. She is the patron of the Bhutan Textile Museum in Thimphu which she helped establish in 2001.
Her Majesty also established the Tara Lhadron Zhingkham Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to the 21 Taras located in the historically and spiritually significant temple grounds of Parigzampa Astrology School in Dechencholing, Thimphu.
- Royal Patron of the Bhutan Textile Museum.
- Chairman of the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan (RTAB).
- Founder and President of RENEW (Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women) since 2004.
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