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As the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama was recognized at age 2 as the reincarnation of the

As the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama was recognized at age 2 as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama and enthroned before he turned 4. He assumed full powers at age 15, in the year that troops from Mao Zedong's newly founded communist republic entered Tibet and crushed its small army.

The Dalai Lama fled Tibet following the 1959 uprising, setting up his government-in-exile in Dharmsala.

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