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Country Bhutan
Parent house
Titles Dragon King of Bhutan
Founder Ugyen Wangchuck
Current head Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Founding year 17 December, 1907 AD
Ethnicity Bhutanese

The House of Wangchuck has ruled Bhutan since it was reunified in 1907. Prior to reunification, the Wangchuck family had governed the district of Trongsa, and the King of Bhutan (formally the "Druk Gyalpo" or Dragon King) must still first become the Penlop of Trongsa. In addition to this, the Trongsa Dzong is still seen as the seat of power for the Wangchuck dynasty.

Kings from the House of Wangchuk

There have been five Wangchuck kings of Bhutan, namely:

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