Bhumibol Adulyadej

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Birthday
5, 1927
Birthplace
Cambridge, MA
Death Date
Oct 13, 2016 (88)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1927
Birthplace
Cambridge, MA
Death Date
Oct 13, 2016 (88)

About

The King of Thailand who began his reign on June 9, 1946. He served under the dictatorships of Plaek Pibulsonggram, Sarit Dhanarajata, and Prem Tinsulanonda. In 2017, Thailand constructed a nine-spired funeral pyre for the King's body. 

Before Fame

He became the King of Thailand after his brother was killed by a gunshot wound.

Trivia

He reinstated the dominance of Thailand's monarchy.

Family Life

His marriage to Queen Sirikit produced four children: Ubol Ratana, Maha Vajralongkorn, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, and Chulabhorn Walailak.

Associated With

He was born one year after English monarch Queen Elizabeth II.