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Chulalongkorn Day in Thailand Posted by on Oct 24, 2014

Rama V Statue in Bangkok

Yesterday (October 23rd) was a national holiday in Thailand. This day commemorates Chulalongkorn, the fifth monarch of Siam from the House of Chakri. Also known as Rama V and considered one of the country’s greatest kings, he passed away on this day in 1910. Although he was just 57 at the time of his death…

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