Jetsun Pema - The Youngest Reigning Queen Consort In The World
The royalty always gets the attention of the public no matter what they do. When a new king or a queen is chosen, the world has to spread the news. While we were busy discussing the British royal weddings, the Kingdom of Bhutan got a new young queen.
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck
Jetsun Pema married the king of Bhutan back in 2011 when she was only 21 years old. The new queen was born on 4 June 1990. The intelligent woman got an education at Regent's College in London. She graduated at international relations. The queen has her own royal roots from her grandfathers.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck announced their engagement in 2011. He chose Jetsun for her warm and kind heart, intelligence, and character. According to the king:
For the Queen, what is most important is that at all times, as an individual she must be a good human being, and as Queen, she must be unwavering in her commitment to serve the People and Country.
Although the county welcomes polygamy, the king promised to never take another wife and only be with Jetsun in the future. The romantic proclamation followed by a beautiful traditional wedding.
The queen is passionate about arts and advocates environmental issues. She also assists organizations working with children with special needs. Her Majesty is everything a true queen should be — intelligent and compassionate. Besides, the young woman is a real beauty.
Last year, the royal couple welcomed their own child, a son named His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.
History’s Youngest Rulers
The amazing story of the young queen who reigns so successfully is inspiring. However, our history is full of young rulers who have hit great heights.
Tutankhamun was the pharaoh of Egypt who took the throne at the age of nine. Despite his young age, the ruler made a few important changes during his reign.
Queen Christina of Sweden began her reign at the age of 6. Coming of age, the queen received a chance to improve the country for the better. And she was doing exactly that before abdicating the throne.
Sobhuza II, Swaziland.
The child was crowned when he was only four months old. Later, the king led Swaziland through independence and improved the country's economy.
Our history is full of inspiring kings and queens who prove that anything is possible.