Chakri


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Chakri

 

(also Chakkri), the royal dynasty of Thailand (formerly Siam) since 1782. The Chakri dynasty was founded by the Siamese military commander Phya Chakri, who came to power after the execution of King Taksin. The kings of the Chakri dynasty are Rama I (1782–1809), Rama II (1809–24), Rama III (1824–51), Mongkut (Rama IV, 1851–68), Chulalongkorn (Rama V, 1868–1910), Vajiravudh (Rama VI, 1910–25), Prajahipok (Rama VII, 1925–35), Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII, 1935–46), and Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX, since 1946; crowned 1950).

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