Tsendiin Dondogdulam

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Tsendiin Dondogdulam
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Queen consort of Mongolia
Tenure1911 – 1923
PredecessorDynasty established
Successor Queen Genepil
Born1876
Khentii, Outer Mongolia, Qing dynasty
Died1923 (aged 4647)
Niislel khuree, Mongolia
Spouse Bogd Khan
House Bogd Khanate of Mongolia

Tsendiin Dondogdulam (1876 – 1923) was the queen consort of Mongolia, married to Bogd Khan. [1]

Biography

Dondogdulam Tsend was born on November 15, 1876 in Khentii, Mongolia. She first met Bogd Khan in 1895 during his visit to the Erdene Zuu Monastery. Another time they met in 1900 during a trip to Amarbayasgalant monastery. In 1902 they were married and had a son. According to custom she adopted and raised many children from families that could not care for them. One of them was L. Murdorj who became a prominent Mongolian composer. She and Bogd Khan also initiated and created the Bogd Khan's residence that also housed artisans and craftsmen.

Dondogdulam died in 1923 one year before the death of her spouse. Day of rest was observed on the 15th day of the last month of autumn. Dondogdulam was cremated at the source of the Selbe river near Ulaanbaatar, where at one time she and her husband spent the summer season.

Notes

  1. Бадарчи О. С., Дугарсурэн Ш. Н. Богд хааны амьдралын он дарааллын товчоон. Улаанбаатар: Хаадын сан, 2000. — с.188

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