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... 1720), Khangchenne Sonam Gyelpo (khang chen nas bsod nams rgyal po, d.1727), and, most significantly, Polhane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyas, 1689-1747), whom he advised and taught ...

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... Beginning in 1723, a council of five oligarchs ruled Tibet: Kangchenne Sonam Gyelpo (khang chen nas bsod nams rgyal po, d.1727), Polhane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyas, 1689-1747), Ngapo Dorje Gyelpo (nga phod rdo rje rgyal po, d ...

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... To rule Tibet, the Qing established an oligarchy of five leading Tibetan nobles, led by Khangchenne Sonam Gyelpo (khang chen nas bsod nams rgyal po, d ...

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