Jetsun Pema

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Birthday
7, 1940
Birthplace
China
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
China

About

Sister to the 14th Dalai Lama and activist, most known for serving as the President of the Tibetan Children's Villages school system for 42 years.

Before Fame

She studied at the Loreto Convent in Darjeeling, where she finished her Senior Cambridge in 1960.

Trivia

In 1999, she was awarded a UNESCO medal.

Family Life

She grew up with her brother in Lhasa, who would end up becoming the 14th Dalai Lama.

Associated With

She portrayed her real life mother in the 1997 film, Seven Years in Tibet, which starred Brad Pitt.