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Bhumibol Adulyadej


The Ruler of Thailand who began his reign on June 9, 1946. He offered beneath the dictatorships of Plaek Pibulsonggram, Sarit Dhanarajata, and Prem Tinsulanonda. In 2017, Thailand built a nine-spired funeral pyre for the King’s body. He became the Ruler of Thailand after his sibling was killed with a gunshot wound. He reinstated the dominance of Thailand’s monarchy. His relationship to Queen Sirikit created four kids: Ubol Ratana, Maha Vajralongkorn, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, and Chulabhorn Walailak. He was created twelve months after British monarch Queen Elizabeth II.

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Full Name Bhumibol Adulyadej
Date Of Birth December 5, 1927
Died October 13, 2016, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
Place Of Birth Cambridge, MA
Profession Royalty
Education École nouvelle de la Suisse romande, University of Lausanne, Mater Dei School
Nationality Thai
Spouse Sirikit
Children Vajiralongkorn, Sirindhorn, Ubol Ratana, Chulabhorn
Parents Mahidol Adulyadej, Srinagarindra
Siblings Ananda Mahidol, Galyani Vadhana
Awards Royal Victorian Chain, Legion of Merit, Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Pictured on a 5b Thailand commemorative postage stamp, issued 5 December 2014 to celebrate his 87th birthday.
2Lost his grandson, Poom Jensen, in the series of tsunamis that hit southeast Asia. Poom was reportedly jet skiing when a tidal wave struck Phuket, Thailand. His body was found later. (December 28, 2004)
3King of Thailand 1946-present



V.I.P.-Schaukel1973TV Series documentaryHimself
Gekrönte Häupter1967TV Series documentaryHimself
The Black Panther of Ratana1963Himself (uncredited)

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Majestät! Das göttliche Paar: Bhumibol und Sirikit von Thailand2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dronningens elefanter2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen1981TV Movie documentaryHimself

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