22 February 1940: Enthronement of the 14th Dalai Lama

70 years ago today, a young boy named Lhamo Dondrup was given the name Tenzin Gyatso and was entroned as the 14th Dalai Lama.

Tenzin Gyatso became the 14th Dalai Lama on 22 February 1940 but has spent most of his life in exile. Read the full biography page of Tenzin Gyatso.

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