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King of Thailand

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX

H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on December 5, 1927. He was the youngest son of H.R.H. Prince Mahidol and Mom Sangwalya.

The King with his Mother and Father The King with his Brother and Sisters
Brothers and Sisters 1930With his mother and father 1927
The King and his Jazz Band The King an accomplished saxaphone player The Lover of MusicFrom an early age the King has been a lover of music and an accomplished saxaphone player, with his own palace jazz band.He has composed many pieces including The King’s Song
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The King and His People
“A caring Monarch who loves his People”.Perhaps this photograph above all others signifies how the Thai people see their King.
The King and His People

The King and His People
1996 – Golden Jubilee Year50th Anniversary Emblem
For the longest reigning monarch in the world 1996 was a year of celebrations, Royal Barge processions and Royal Visits.
The 50th Anniversary Celebrations

50th Anniversary Celebrations
Golden Jubilee Photographs

The King and Queen
The Official PhotographsOfficial Photographs
Family Portrait The King and Queen
In 1946 the King of Thailand, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, came to the throne. He is now the longest reigning monarch in the world.He is loved and respected by his people.In a world where few monarchies survive, Thailand is both unusual and fortunate. Fortunate because of having a King who has both far-reaching knowledge and generous compassion: and unusual because throughout each year of his reign, he has become more deeply loved and respected by his subjects. Today, after having reigned for more than half a century, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej is known and admired far beyond the borders of his own country.He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on December 5, 1927. He married Queen Sirikit on April 28, 1950.

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Beloved by His PeopleThe King - Beloved by His People
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