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Phra Racha Wang Derm
Thonburi Palace, also known in Thai as Phra Racha Wang Derm ( th, พระราชวังเดิม, , literally ''former palace''), is the former royal palace of King Taksin, who ruled the Siamese (Thailand, Thai) kingdom of Thonburi Kingdom, Thonburi following the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767 and up until the establishment of Rattanakosin Kingdom, Rattanakosin in 1782. It later served as the residence of several high-ranking members of the Chakri Dynasty until 1900 when the palace became the site of the Royal Thai Naval Academy. The palace is now within the grounds of the Royal Thai Navy headquarters in Bangkok, and is open for group visits pending advance appointment. History Following the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767 and subsequent Burmese withdrawal, the military leader Phraya Tak succeeded in reclaiming the cities of Ayutthaya and Thonburi (also known as Bangkok). He then established himself as king (later known as Taksin) and made Thonburi his new capital. He had a royal pal ...
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Phra Racha Wang Derm (I)
Thonburi Palace, also known in Thai as Phra Racha Wang Derm ( th, พระราชวังเดิม, , literally ''former palace''), is the former royal palace of King Taksin, who ruled the Siamese (Thailand, Thai) kingdom of Thonburi Kingdom, Thonburi following the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767 and up until the establishment of Rattanakosin Kingdom, Rattanakosin in 1782. It later served as the residence of several high-ranking members of the Chakri Dynasty until 1900 when the palace became the site of the Royal Thai Naval Academy. The palace is now within the grounds of the Royal Thai Navy headquarters in Bangkok, and is open for group visits pending advance appointment. History Following the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767 and subsequent Burmese withdrawal, the military leader Phraya Tak succeeded in reclaiming the cities of Ayutthaya and Thonburi (also known as Bangkok). He then established himself as king (later known as Taksin) and made Thonburi his new capital. He had a royal pal ...
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Wat Arun
Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan ( th, วัดอรุณราชวราราม ราชวรมหาวิหาร ) or Wat Arun (, "Temple of Dawn") is a Buddhist temple A Buddhist temple or Buddhist monastery A monastery is a building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monk A monk (, from el, μοναχός, ''monachos'', "single, solitary" via Latin ... (''wat A wat ( km, វត្ត, ; lo, ວັດ, ; th, วัด, ; khb, 「ᩅᨯ᩠ᨰ」(waD+Dha); nod, 「ᩅ᩠ᨯ᩶」 (w+Da2)) is a type of Buddhist temple and Brahminical temple in Cambodia, Laos, East Shan State, Yunnan and Thailand. ...'') in Bangkok Yai Bangkok Yai ( th, บางกอกใหญ่, ) is one of the Districts of Bangkok, 50 districts (''khet'') of Bangkok, Thailand. Neighbouring districts are (from north clockwise) Bangkok Noi, Phra Nakhon (across Chao Phraya River), Thon Buri Di ... district of Ba ...
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Bangkok Yai District
Bangkok Yai ( th, บางกอกใหญ่, ) is one of the 50 districts (''khet'') of Bangkok Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern ..., Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is the United Nations geoscheme for Asia#South-eastern A .... Neighbouring districts are (from north clockwise) Bangkok Noi Bangkok Noi ( th, บางกอกน้อย, ) is one of the Districts of Bangkok, 50 districts (''khet'') of Bangkok, Thailand. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Bang Phlat, Phra Nakhon (across Chao Phraya River), Bangkok Yai, ..., Phra Nakhon Phra Nakhon ( th, พระนคร, ) is one ...
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Former Royal Residences In Bangkok
A former is an object, such as a template, Gauge block, gauge or cutting Die (manufacturing), die, which is used to form something such as a boat's Hull (watercraft), hull. Typically, a former gives shape to a structure that may have complex curvature. A former may become an integral part of the finished structure, as in an aircraft fuselage, or it may be removable, being using in the construction process and then discarded or re-used. Aircraft formers Here, a former is a structural member of an aircraft fuselage, of which a typical fuselage has a series from the nose to the empennage, typically perpendicular to the Flight control surfaces#Longitudinal_axis, longitudinal axis of the aircraft. The primary purpose of formers is to establish the shape of the fuselage and reduce the column length of stringers to prevent instability. Formers are typically attached to longerons, which support the skin of the aircraft. The "former-and-longeron" technique (also called stations and st ...
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History Of Bangkok
The history of the city of Bangkok Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern ..., in Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese Peninsula, spanning , wi ..., dates at least to the early–15th century, when it was under the rule of Ayutthaya. Due to its strategic location near the mouth of the Chao Phraya River The Chao Phraya ( or ) ( th, wikt:เจ้าพระยา, แม่น้ำเจ้าพระยา , or ) is the major river in Thailand, with its low alluvial plain forming the centre of the country. It flows through Bangkok and th ..., the town gradually increased ...
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Wichai Prasit Fort
The fortifications of Bangkok consist of several series of defensive structures built to protect the city during the late Ayutthaya Kingdom, Ayutthaya to early Rattanakosin Kingdom, Rattanakosin periods. The earliest structures were built when Bangkok was an outpost of Ayutthaya guarding entry to the Chao Phraya River during the 15th–16th centuries. These were reinforced when the city became the site of the short-lived capital of Thonburi Kingdom, Thonburi after the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767. New defensive wall, walls and forts were built when the city of Rattanakosin replaced Thonburi in 1782, which were mostly removed and replaced in the second half of the 19th century in order to accommodate the expanding city. Today, four of the city's defensive forts remain, along with two short sections of the Rattanakosin city wall and one of the city gates. History Ayutthaya and Thonburi As an important outpost guarding the Chao Phraya, Bangkok (then located on the west bank of the rive ...
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Chulalongkorn
Chulalongkorn ( th, จุฬาลงกรณ์, 20 September 1853 – 23 October 1910) was the fifth monarch A monarch is a head of state A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona A persona (plural personae or personas), depending on the context, can refer to either the public image of one's personality, or the social role tha ... of Siam ) , royal_anthem = '' Sansoen Phra Barami''( en, "Glorify His prestige") , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Bangkok Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai language, ... under the House of Chakri. He was known to the Siamese of his time as ''Phra Phuttha Chao Luang'' (พระพุทธเจ้าหลวง, the Royal Buddha). His reign was characterised by the modernisation of Siam, governmental and social reforms, and territorial concessions to the British British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * Britis ...
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Chaturonrasmi
Prince Chaturonrasmi, the Prince Chakkrabatradipongse ( th, สมเด็จพระเจ้าบรมวงศ์เธอ เจ้าฟ้าจาตุรนต์รัศมี กรมพระจักรพรรดิพงศ์; 13 January 1856 - 11 April 1900) was a Prince of Siam (later Thailand). He was a member of Thai royal family, Siamese royal family, a son of King Mongkut and Queen Debsirindra and was a younger brother of King Chulalongkorn. He was Ministry of Finance (Thailand), Minister of Finance from 1886 to 1892. Ancestors References

Thai people of Mon descent People from Bangkok Thai male Chao Fa Children of Mongkut Chakri dynasty 1856 births 1900 deaths Thai people of Chinese descent Thai people of Iranian descent Ministers of Finance of Thailand {{Thailand-bio-stub ...
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Grand Palace
The Grand Palace ( th, พระบรมมหาราชวัง, Royal Institute of Thailand The Royal Society of Thailand ( th, ราชบัณฑิตยสภา, , ), formerly known as the Royal Society of Siam, is the national academy A national academy is an organizational body, usually operating with state financial support an .... (2011). ''How to read and how to write.'' (20th Edition). Bangkok: Royal Institute of Thailand. .) is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern ..., Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese P ...
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Rattanakosin Island
Rattanakosin Island ( th, เกาะรัตนโกสินทร์, , ) is a historic area in the Phra Nakhon District Phra Nakhon ( th, พระนคร, ) is one of the Districts of Bangkok, 50 districts (''khet'') of Bangkok, Thailand. It is the central district of Bangkok, including Rattanakosin Island. Neighboring districts are, from the north, clockwise: D ... in the city of Bangkok Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern ..., Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese Peninsula, spanning , wi .... It is bordered by the Chao Phraya River The Chao Phraya ( or ) ( th ...
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Phutthayotfa Chulalok
Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok Maharaj (, 20 March 1737 – 7 September 1809), personal name Thongduang (), also known as Rama I, was the founder of the Rattanakosin Kingdom and the first Monarchy of Thailand, monarch of the reigning Chakri dynasty of Siam (now Thailand). His full title in Thai is ''Phra Bat Somdet Phra Paramoruracha Mahachakkriborommanat Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok'' (). He ascended the throne in 1782, following the deposition of King Taksin of Thonburi Kingdom, Thonburi. He was also celebrated as the founder of Rattanakosin (now Bangkok) as the new capital of the reunited kingdom. Rama I was born from a Mon people, Mon male line descent family, great grandson of Kosa Pan. His father served in the royal court of the Ayutthaya Kingdom, and had served King Taksin in wars against the Burmese Konbaung dynasty and helped him in the reunification of Siam. During this time he emerged as Siam's most powerful military leader. Thongduang was the first ''Somdet Chao Phray ...
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Wat Molilokkayaram
Wat Molilokkayaram Ratchawarawihan or simply Wat Molilokkayaram ( th, วัดโมลีโลกยาราม ราชวรวิหาร, วัดโมลีโลกยาราม) is an ancient Wat, Thai temple site between Wat Arun and Wat Kalayanamitr rim Bangkok Yai Canal, Khlong Bangkok Yai near Anuthin Sawat Bridge and close to Tonson Mosque. History The temple is a second class royal monastery, it was built in mid-18th century (around end of Ayutthaya period) without knowing who founded, in that era it was named "Wat Tai Talat" (วัดท้ายตลาด; lit: "Temple at market tip") because it is located in the area next to the end of Thonburi Market. Up until now this name is still used as an informal name for the temple. In 1767, King Taksin incorporated the temple as part of his Thonburi Palace. Later, in Rattanakosin period, King Phutthaloetla Naphalai (Rama ll) renovated the Ubosot, ordination hall and renamed "Wat Phutthaisawan" (วัดพุ ...
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