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1775 Alexander Hamilton's visit to Bhutan in connection with a border dispute. 1776 Jigme Singye becomes Deb. 1777 Alexander Hamilton visits Bhutan again. 1783 British mission to Bhutan under Samuel Turner. 1789 Drug Tenzin ascends the Golden Throne. 1792 Umze Chabchhab ascends the Golden Throne. 1799 Drug Namgyal becomes Deb. 1803 Sonam Gyaltshen become Deb. 1805 Sangye Tenzin becomes Deb. Page xxiii 1806 Umze Parop becomes Deb. 1807 Boep Choeda becomes Deb. 1809 Shabdrung Jigme Dragpa becomes Deb.
1885 Civil war in Bhutan. 1886 Pam Sangye Dorji becomes Deb. 1897 Punakha Dzong destroyed by earthquake. 1903 Chhoegyal Teelku Yeshey Ngoedub becomes Deb. 1906 Birth of Gyalse Jigme Wangchuck. 1907 Ugyen Wangchuck elected as the hereditary king of Bhutan. 1910 Anglo-Bhutanese treaty signed. 1911 Ugyen Wangchuck attends the Delhi Darbar. 1912 Lord Ronaldshay visits Bhutan. 1926 Death of Drug Gyalpo Ugyen Wangchuck. 1927 Gyalse Jigme Wangchuck ascends the Golden Throne of Bhutan. 1928 Birth of Gyalse Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
All these dialects are related to the Tibetan language and are written in the Tibetan script. The Nepali language is written in Devanagari script and comes from the family of Indo-Aryan languages. Dzongkha is spoken by a large number of people, and is the main medium of communication. Bhutan Broadcasting Service, Thimphu, broadcasts a daily programme in English, Sharchopikha, Dzongkha and Nepali. The introduction of written script in Bhutan is closely related to the spread of Buddhism during the 8th century AD by Padma Sambhava Page xiv (known as Guru Rimpoche in Bhutan).