Leaders of Bhutan
(Kingdom of Bhutan)
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Parties: DPT: Bhutan Peace and Prosperity Party PDP: People's Democratic Party
Kings
Jigme Wangchuk                21 Aug 1926 - 24 Mar 1952 (†1952)
Jigme Dorji Wangchuk          24 Mar 1952 - 21 Jul 1972 (†1972)
Jigme Singye Wangchuk         21 Jul l972 - 14 Dec 2006         
Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk 14 Dec 2006 -                     

Prime Ministers
Jigme Palden Dorji              1958 -  5 Apr 1964 (†1964) n/p
Dasho Lhendup Dorji      25 Jul 1964 - 27 Nov 1964 (†2007) n/p (acting)
Jigme Thinley            20 Jul 1998 -  9 Jul 1999         n/p
Sangay Ngedup             9 Jul 1999 - 20 Jul 2000         n/p
Yeshey Zimba             20 Jul 2000 -  8 Aug 2001         n/p 
Khandu Wangchuk           8 Aug 2001 - 14 Aug 2002         n/p        
Kinzang Dorji            14 Aug 2002 - 30 Aug 2003         n/p
Jigme Thinley            30 Aug 2003 - 20 Aug 2004         n/p
Yeshey Zimba             20 Aug 2004 -  5 Sep 2005         n/p 
Sangay Ngedup             5 Sep 2005 -  7 Sep 2006         n/p
Khandu Wangchuk           7 Sep 2006 - 31 Jul 2007         n/p
Kinzang Dorji            31 Jul 2007 -  9 Apr 2008         n/p
Jigme Thinley             9 Apr 2008 - 28 Apr 2013         DPT
Sonam Tobgye             28 Apr 2013 - 27 Jul 2013         n/p (chief advisor, interim)
Tshering Tobgay          27 Jul 2013 -  9 Aug 2018         PDP
Dasho Tshering Wangchuk	  9 Aug 2018 -  7 Nov 2018         n/p (chief advisor, interim)
Lotay Tshering            7 Nov 2018 -

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