Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen La

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Birthday
19, 1938
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jan 28, 1989 (50)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1938
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jan 28, 1989 (50)

About

A spiritual leader and the 10th Panchen Lama, the most holy person after the Dalai Lama in Tibet.

Before Fame

He was up for selection as the 10th Panchen Lama when he was very young, though the exact age was unknown.

Trivia

His death sparked many conspiracy theories. Some recalled that he himself once said he saw his own death after his last meeting with his wife.

Family Life

He was born to Sonam Drolma and Gonpo Tseten in Qinghai.

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He was fervent in his support of the Chinese government after the Dalai Lama went into exile in India.

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