Prajadhipok

Prajadhipok

[pruh-chah-ti-pok]
noun
1893–1941, king of Siam 1925–35.
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prajadhipok

last absolute king of Siam (1925-35), under whose rule the Thai revolution of 1932 instituted the constitutional monarchy. Prajadhipok never expected to succeed to the throne. He was the 32nd and last son of King Chulalongkorn, the youngest of five sons by Queen Saowabha.

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