The Status of Tibet

British Archives

Gen 77/50 26th October, 1945
Cabinet (Far-Eastern Civil Planning Unit)

  1. The attitude of His Majesty’s Government towards the Tibetan question was defined in a memorandum by (more…)

India-Tibet Frontier 1914 Exchange of Notes between the British and Tibetan Plenipotentiaries

To Lochen Shatra, Tibetan Plenipotentiary.

In February last you accepted the India-Tibet frontier from the Isu Razi Pass to the Bhutan frontier, as given in the map (two sheets), of which two Copies are (more…)

Convention between Great Britain, China and Tibet Simla 1914

His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, His Excellency the President of the Republic of China, and His Holiness (more…)

Proclamation of Independence issued by the 13th Dalai Lama in 1913 (Eighth Day of the First Month of the Water-Ox Year)


I, the Dalai Lama, most omniscient possessor of the Buddhist faith, whose title was conferred by the Lord Buddha’s command from the glorious land of India, speak to you as follows:
I am (more…)