Chogyal Wangchuk Tenzing Namgyal (Sikkimese: དབང་ཕྱུག་བསྟན་འཛིན་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་; Wylie: dbang-phyug bstan-'dzin rnam-rgyal) (born 1 April 1953) is the second son of Palden Thondup Namgyal, the last sovereign king of Sikkim. Educated at Harrow, he is also the present heir of the Namgyal dynasty and claimant to the Sikkim throne.
|Wangchuk Tenzing Namgyal|
|Head of the royal house of Sikkim|
|Tenure||29 January 1982 – present|
|Predecessor||Palden Thondup Namgyal|
|Born||1 April 1953|
Gangtok, Kingdom of Sikkim
|Father||Palden Thondup Namgyal|
|Mother||Samyo Kushoe Sangideki|
On February 19, 1982 he was crowned at the Tsuklakhang Palace, however Government of India did not recognize this coronation. The 3rd Chief Minister of Sikkim B. B. Gurung recognized him as the 13th Chogyal.
|Ancestors of Wangchuk Namgyal|
- Trehan, Madhu. "India has a lot to gain by Sikkimese independence: Wangchuk Namgyal". India Today.
- "From monarch to monk: Scion of Sikkim dynasty who became a spiritual recluse". Hindustan Times. 23 April 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
- Dhungel, Pankaj (30 March 2022). "BB Gooroong, the CM who recognised Wangchuk Namgyal as 13th Chogyal". EastMojo. Retrieved 17 April 2022.