Dalai Lama is a title given by the Tibetan people to their spiritual leader. Tenzin Gyatso is the 14th and current Dalai Lama. Since the 17th century, the Dalai Lama figure has been a symbol of the unification of the state of Tibet.
The current Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso is born on 6 July 1935 in Taktser, Amdo, Tibet. During the 1959 Tibetan uprising, the Dalai Lama fled to India, where he currently living as a refugee.