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Vajiravudh
Vajiravudh ( th, วชิราวุธ, , 1 January 188126 November 1925), was the sixth 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, ... (Rama VI) under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1910 until his death in 1925. King Vajiravudh is best known for his efforts to create and promote Thaification, Siamese nationalism. His reign was characterized by Siam's movement further towards democracy and minimal participation in World War I. He had keen interests in Siamese history, archaeology, and literature, as well as ...
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Vajiravudh ( th, วชิราวุธ, , 1 January 188126 November 1925), was the sixth Monarchy of Thailand, monarch of Rattanakosin Kingdom, Siam (Rama VI) under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1910 until his death in 1925. King Vajiravudh is best known for his efforts to create and promote Thaification, Siamese nationalism. His reign was characterized by Siam's movement further towards democracy and minimal participation in World War I. He had keen interests in Siamese history, archaeology, and literature, as well as economics, politics and world affairs, and founded the country's first university, Chulalongkorn University. Education Vajiravudh was born on 1 January 1881 to Chulalongkorn and one of his four queens and Inbreeding, half sister Saovabha, Saovabha Phongsri. In 1888, upon coming of age, Vajiravudh received the title ''Krom Khun'' Ayutthaya Kingdom, Thep Dvaravati (Prince of Ayutthaya). Prince Vajiravudh was first educated in the royal palace in Thai and Engl ...
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Lakshamilavan
Lakshamilavan, also spelled Lakshami Lavan ( th, ลักษมีลาวัณ; ; 3 July 1899 – 29 August 1961), née Princess Wanphimon Worawan ( th, วรรณพิมล วรวรรณ), was a Thai writer and a member of the Thai royal family. She was a royal consort of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) of Siam. Her father was Narathip Praphanphong, Worawannakon, Prince Narathip Praphanphong, a well-accepted poet and artist of the day. Early life and marriage Princess Lakshamilavan was born at the Worawan Palace, on 3 July 1899, the only daughter of Voravannakara, Worawannakon, Prince Narathip Praphanphong and ''Mom Luang'' (The Honourable) Tat Montrikul, and best known in the palace by her nickname of "Tew" ( th, ติ๋ว; ). Her elder half-sister, Vallabhadevi, Princess Vallabha Devi (also spelled Warnrabhathewee), ex-fiancée of Vajiravudh, King Vajiravudh. She was initially named ''Wanphimon'' (), and changed to ''Lakshamilavan'' (), in 1920 by upon order of King ...
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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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Saovabha Phongsri
Sri Bajarindra ( th, ศรีพัชรินทรา; ; 1 January 1864 – 20 October 1919) – also known as Saovabha Phongsri ( th, เสาวภาผ่องศรี; Pronunciation) – was an agnatic Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship In anthropology, kinship is the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, althoug ... half-sister and consort of King 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 ... (Rama V) of 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 Southea ...
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Saovabha
Sri Bajarindra ( th, ศรีพัชรินทรา; ; 1 January 1864 – 20 October 1919) – also known as Saovabha Phongsri ( th, เสาวภาผ่องศรี; Pronunciation) – was an agnatic half-sister and consort of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) of Thailand, and mother of both King Vajiravudh(Rama VI) and King Prajadhipok (Rama VII). As in accordance with Thai royal tradition, King Vajiravudh later bestowed on his mother the title of "Queen Mother Sri Bajrindra". Life Saovabha was born as a Princess of Siam to Mongkut (or Rama IV) and Piyamavadi. She was the youngest sister of the future Queen Sunandha Kumariratana and Queen Savang Vadhana. Saovabha became the consort of her half brother King Chulalongkorn sometime in 1878. She gave him 9 children, 5 would survive to adulthood (one died in infancy), two would eventually become King of Siam. In 1897, Queen Saovabha became the first female Regent of Thailand, Regent of Siam, when her husband went on a tour ...
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Chulalongkorn University
Chulalongkorn University (CU, th, จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย, ), nicknamed Chula ( th, จุฬาฯ), is a public and autonomous research university A research university is a university A university ( la, universitas, 'a whole') is an educational institution, institution of higher education, higher (or Tertiary education, tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in v ... in 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 .... The university was o ...
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Prajadhipok
Prajadhipok ( th, ประชาธิปก, 8 November 1893 – 30 May 1941), also Rama VII, was the seventh 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, ... of the Chakri dynasty. His reign was a turbulent time for Siam due to political and social changes during the Siamese revolution of 1932, Revolution of 1932. He is to date the only Siamese monarch of the Chakri Dynasty to abdicate. Early life Somdet Chaofa Prajadhipok Sakdidej ( th, สมเด็จเจ้าฟ้าประชาธิป ...
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Suvadhana
Princess Suvadhana ( th, สุวัทนา; , 15 April 1906 – 10 October 1985) was the royal consort of King Vajiravudh (or Rama VI) of Siam. Her original name was Khrueakaeo Abhayavongsa ( th, เครือแก้ว อภัยวงศ์; ). She was born a commoner; her father was Lord Abhayabhupesa (Lueam Abhayavongsa) and her mother was Ms. Lek Bunnag. Life and marriage Khrueakaeo first met King Vajiravudh in 1924 during a dramatic production, in which they both acted. Soon after, Khrueakaeo was renamed Suvadhana and elevated to the rank of a minor consort. Later that same year they were married at the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Although King Vajiravudh initiated many Siamese nationalistic policies of the 1920s, his queen Suvadhana was of Thai-Khmer people, Khmer descent of Phra Tabong Province, Phratabong province (Battambang). Suvadhana's grand aunt, Khun Chom Iem Busba, was the wife of Norodom of Cambodia, King Norodom I of Cambodia.Sokheounpang. Khmer-Siam Roya ...
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Indrasakdi Sachi
th, อินทรศักดิศจี , birth_date = , birth_place = Bangkok, Thailand, Siam , death_date = , death_place = Bangkok, Thailand } Princess Indrasakdi Sachi ( th, อินทรศักดิศจี; Royal Thai General System of Transcription, RTGS: ''Inthrasak Sachi''), formerly Queen Indrasakdi Sachi (10 June 1902 – 30 November 1975), née Praphai Sucharitakul ( th, ประไพ สุจริตกุล; Royal Thai General System of Transcription, RTGS: ''Praphai Sucharitakun''), was a royal consort of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) of Siam. She was daughter of Chao Praya Sudharm Montri, younger sister of Pra Sucharit Suda. The name means ''"Sachi wife of Indra".'' She became queen because of her pregnancy, making the King Vajiravudh extremely happy with a much anticipated heir. It was never to be, as the queen miscarried two or three times during her queenship. She was later demoted to a rank of Princess Consort. Titles and styles * 10 June 1 ...
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Bejaratana
Princess Bejaratana Rajasuda ( th, เพชรรัตนราชสุดา; ; , 24 November 1925 – 27 July 2011) was the only child of the King Vajiravudh of Thailand. She was a first cousin of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and third cousin of King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia on her maternal side and of Prince Bhisadej Rajani on her paternal side. Her funeral was held on 9 April 2012, at Sanam Luang ceremonial ground in Bangkok. Biography Princess Bejaratana was born on 24 November 1925 in the Royal Grand Palace, Bangkok, the only child of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) and Princess Suvadhana. Having seen his daughter only one time, the king died the following day. Her uncle, who became King Prajadhipok (Rama VII), performed the naming ceremony for the princess on 30 December. Princess Bejaratana and her mother moved to Suan Hongsa Villa in Dusit Palace, where she received her education from a private tutor. They moved in with Queen Savang Vadhana, Sri Savarindira (the Queen Dow ...
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Monarchy Of Thailand
The monarchy of Thailand (whose monarch is referred to as the king of Thailand or historically, king of Siam; th, พระมหากษัตริย์ไทย) refers to the constitutional monarchy A constitutional monarchy, parliamentary monarchy, or democratic monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the monarch exercises his authority in accordance with a constitution and is not alone in deciding. Constitutional monarchies differ from ... and monarch of the Kingdom of 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 ... (formerly 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 ...
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King Of Siam
The monarchy of Thailand (whose monarch is referred to as the king of Thailand or historically, king of Siam; th, พระมหากษัตริย์ไทย) refers to the constitutional monarchy A constitutional monarchy, parliamentary monarchy, or democratic monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the monarch exercises his authority in accordance with a constitution and is not alone in deciding. Constitutional monarchies differ from ... and monarch of the Kingdom of 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 ... (formerly 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 ...
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