Tibetan politician, most recognized for founding the Tibetan Communist Party. He was arrested by the Chinese military in 1960 and spent 18 years in Qincheng, the infamous high security prison in China.
His need for social change and love for political activism started early, when he was a teenager in school.
During the 1950s, he was the highest ranking official in the Chinese Communist Party.
He was born in the small town of Batang.
He and fellow politico, Xi Jinping, were once both members of the Chinese Communist Party.