|Queen mother of Bhutan|
|Born||21 June 1959|
Nobgang, Punakha, Bhutan
|Spouse||Jigme Singye Wangchuck|
|Issue||Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck|
Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
|House||Wangchuck (by marriage)|
|Father||Dasho Yab Ugyen Dorji|
|Mother||Yum Thuiji Zam|
|Bhutanese royal family|
Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon (born 21 June 1959) is the third wife of the former Bhutanese king, Jigme Singye Wangchuck. She is the current Queen Mother (Gyalyum Kude, literally meaning "Queen Mother") of Bhutan, as she is the mother of the current Bhutanese king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. She is also the mother of King Jigme Khesar's two younger full siblings, Princess Ashi Dechen Yangzom (b. 1981) and Prince Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji (b. 1986).
The Queen founded Bhutan Nun's Foundation (BNF) in March 2009, the foundation's focus is to make nunneries a way to help and empower girls and women through education and economic self-sufficiency.
She had, with the former king, the following children:
|King Druk Gyalpo
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
|21 February 1980||13 October 2011||Ashi Jetsun Pema||Crown Prince Druk Gyalsey|
Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck
( 5 February 2016)
Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck (Photo)
|2 December 1981||29 October 2009||Dasho Tandin Namgyel||Ashi Dechen Yuidem Yangzom Wangchuck|
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (Photo)
|14 April 1986||17 October 2013||Ashi Yeatso Lhamo||Ashi Decho Pema Wangchuck|
- Royal Patron of the Royal Society for the Protection and Care of Animals.
- Royal Patron of the Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition.
Titles, styles, and honours
Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon
|Reference style||Her Majesty|
|Spoken style||Your Majesty|
|Alternative style||Gyalyum Kude|
Titles and styles
- 21 June 1959 – 1979: Ashi Tshering Yangdon
- 1979 – 9 December 2006: Her Majesty Queen Tshering Yangdon, The Queen of Bhutan
- 9 December 2006 – present: Her Majesty Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon, The Queen Mother of Bhutan
- Bhutan :
- Commemorative Silver Jubilee Medal of King Jigme Singye (02/06/1999).
- King Jigme Khesar Investiture Medal (06/11/2008).
- 60th Birthday Badge Medal of King Jigme Singye (11/11/2015).
|Ancestors of Tshering Yangdon|
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Tshering YangdonBorn: 21 June 1959
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