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Namgyal Dynasty

Kotturan, G., Himalayan Gateway: History and Culture of Sikkim (New Delhi, 1983).Rao, P. R., India and Sikkim, 1814–1970 (New Delhi, 1972).

1642–1670

Phuntsog Namgyal (invested as king by Tibetan Buddhist monks 1642)

1670–1700

Tensung Namgyal (son)

1700–1717

Chador Namgyal (son)

1717–1733

Gyurmed Namgyal (son)

1733–1780

Namgyal Phuntsog (son)

1780–1793

Tenzing Namgyal (son)

1793–1861

Tsugphud Namgyal (son; abdicated, died 1863)

1861–1874

Sidkeong Namgyal (son; British protectorate 1861–1947)

1874–1914

Thutob Namgyal (brother)

1914

Sidkeong Tulku (son)

1914–1963

Tashi Namgyal (brother; Indian protectorate 1947–75)

1963–1975

Palden Thondup Namgyal (son; deposed, died 1982; union with India)

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