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Abhisit Vejjajiva (อภิสิทธิ์ เวชชาชีวะ;; IPA:; born 3 August 1964) is a Thai politician who was the 27th prime minister of Thailand from 2008 to 2011 and is the current leader of the Democrat Party.
An accidental American is a citizen of a country other than the United States who may also be considered a U.S. citizen or eligible for U.S. citizenship under U.S. nationality law but is not aware of having such status, or has only become aware of it recently during adulthood.
Princess Aditayadornkitikhun (อทิตยาทรกิติคุณ;;; born 5 May 1984), commonly known as Princess Dita (ติ๊ด), is the second daughter of Princess Chulabhorn Walailak and Virayudh Tishyasarin.
Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a four-star air officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force, where it is the most senior peacetime air force rank.
Amateur radio call signs are allocated to amateur radio operators around the world.
Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.
The Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall or the Ambara Villa (พระที่นั่งอัมพรสถาน: Phra Thinang Amphorn Sathan) is a royal mansion situated inside Bangkok's Dusit Palace.
Anand Panyarachun (อานันท์ ปันยารชุน,,; born 9 August 1932) was Thailand's Prime Minister twice: once between 1991–1992 and again during the latter half of 1992.
Ananda Mahidol (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรมหาอานันทมหิดล;; 20 September 1925 – 9 June 1946) was the eighth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama VIII.
The Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall (พระที่นั่งอนันตสมาคม: Phra Thinang Anantasamakhom: translated as "The place of immense gathering"Noobanjong, page 167) is a royal reception hall within Dusit Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.
Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel is a hotel property located in the Rajadamri area in the Pathum Wan District of Central Bangkok, Thailand.
Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande (ENSR) is a co-educational private school located in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The baccalauréat, often known in France colloquially as bac, is an academic qualification that French students take after high school.
Princess Bajrakitiyabha (พัชรกิติยาภา;;; affectionally known as Princess Pa or Patty, born 7 December 1978) is a princess of Thailand, the first grandchild of King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit of Thailand, and the only one of the seven children of King Maha Vajralongkorn born to his first wife Princess Soamsavali.
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.
The Bangkok Post is a broadsheet English-language daily newspaper published in Bangkok, Thailand.
Banharn Silpa-archa(บรรหาร ศิลปอาชา,, also spelled Banhan, Silapa-, Sinlapa-, -acha;, 19 August 1932 – 23 April 2016) was a Thai politician.
Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader.
Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".
A bhikkhu (from Pali, Sanskrit: bhikṣu) is an ordained male monastic ("monk") in Buddhism.
Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital is a hospital located in Sai Mai District, Bangkok, Thailand.
The Bhumibol Bridge (สะพานภูมิพล), also known as the Industrial Ring Road Bridge (สะพานวงแหวนอุตสาหกรรม) is part of the 13 km long Industrial Ring Road connecting southern Bangkok with Samut Prakan Province.
The Bhumibol Dam (formerly known as the Yanhi Dam) is a concrete arch dam on the Ping River, a tributary of the Chao Phraya River, in Sam Ngao District of Tak Province, Thailand.
A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
CentralWorld (เซ็นทรัลเวิลด์) is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand.
Chachoengsao (ฉะเชิงเทรา) is a province (changwat) of Thailand.
The Chaipattana Foundation is a non-government organization, operating in Thailand since 1988, that develops projects of national and social benefit to the Thai people.
The Chakri dynasty (จักรี) is the current ruling royal house of the Kingdom of Thailand, while the Head of the house is the monarch.
Air Chief Marshal Chalit Pukbhasuk PC (Thai: ชลิต พุกผาสุข) (5 April 1948 &ndash) is a retired Thai air force officer, a commander of the Royal Thai Air Force, and the acting chairman of Council for National Security, the junta that overthrew the government of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in the 2006 coup d'état.
Major General Chamlong Srimuang (จำลอง ศรีเมือง, born 5 July 1935) is a Thai activist and former politician.
The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, long and wide, running between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located.
The Chao Phraya (แม่น้ำเจ้าพระยา, or) is the major river in Thailand, with its low alluvial plain forming the centre of the country.
Chaovarat Chanweerakul, or Chavarat Charnvirakul (ชวรัตน์ ชาญวีรกุล, RTGS: Chawarat Chanwirakun) (born 7 June 1936 in Bangkok) is a Thai politician.
Chatichai Choonhavan (ชาติชาย ชุณหะวัณ;, 25 April 1922 – 6 May 1998) was a Thai army officer, diplomat and politician.
Chavalit Yongchaiyudh (ชวลิต ยงใจยุทธ,,, born 15 May 1932), also known as "Big Jiew" (บิ๊กจิ๋ว), is a Thai politician and retired army officer.
A steel check dam A check dam is a small, sometimes temporary, dam constructed across a swale, drainage ditch, or waterway to counteract erosion by reducing water flow velocity.
Chiang Mai (from เชียงใหม่, ᨩ᩠ᨿᨦ ᩲᩉ᩠ᨾ᩵) sometimes written as "Chiengmai" or "Chiangmai", is the largest city in northern Thailand.
Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation.
Child sexual abuse, also called child molestation, is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
Chitchai Wannasathit (ชิดชัย วรรณสถิตย์) born 13 August 1946 in Ubon Ratchathani Province was the caretaker prime minister of Thailand from April to May 2006, when Thaksin Shinawatra took a break from his duties as prime minister following a disappointing showing in elections.
Chitralada Royal Villa (พระตำหนักจิตรลดารโหฐาน) is a royal villa located within Dusit Palace.
Christiani & Nielsen is a construction contractor with major operations in Thailand and Southeast Asia.
Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver (derived from the Tamil: வெட்டிவேர் veṭṭivēr) is a perennial bunchgrass of the Poaceae family, native to India.
Chuan Leekpai (ชวน หลีกภัย,,;; born 28 July 1938 in Trang) was the Prime Minister of Thailand from 20 September 1992 to 19 May 1995 and again from 9 November 1997 to 9 February 2001.
Princess Chulabhorn (จุฬาภรณ;;; born 4 July 1957, Bangkok) is a princess of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit.
Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (CRMA) (โรงเรียนนายร้อยพระจุลจอมเกล้า, Rongreiyn nayroy phra chulachomklao or รร.จปร.) is the military academy of Royal Thai Army (RTA).
Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poraminthra Maha Chulalongkorn Phra Chunla Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาจุฬาลงกรณ์ พระจุลจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama V (20 September 1853 – 23 October 1910), was the fifth monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri.
Chulalongkorn University (จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย), abbreviated either CU or Chula (จุฬาฯ), is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand.
Claude Bolling (born 10 April 1930), is a French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor.
The Communist Party of Thailand (พรรคคอมมิวนิสต์แห่งประเทศไทย; abbreviated CPT) was a communist party in Thailand active from 1942 until the 1990s.
The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand (รัฐธรรมนูญแห่งราชอาณาจักรไทย) provides the basis for the rule of law in Thailand.
The Constitutional Court (ศาลรัฐธรรมนูญ) is an independent Thai court founded under the 1997 Constitution with jurisdiction over the constitutionality of parliamentary acts, royal decrees, draft legislation, as well as the appointment and removal of public officials and issues regarding political parties.
A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the sovereign exercises authority in accordance with a written or unwritten constitution.
Coronation Day is the anniversary of the coronation of a monarch, the day a king or queen is formally crowned and invested with the regalia.
The coronation of the Thai monarch is a ceremony in which the King of Thailand is formally consecrated by anointment and crowning.
The Council for National Security (คณะมนตรีความมั่นคงแห่งชาติ) or CNS (ม.), formerly known as the Council for Democratic Reform (คณะปฏิรูปการปกครองในระบอบประชาธิปไตยอันมีพระมหากษัตริย์ทรงเป็นประมุข) or CDR (ป.), was the military junta that governed Thailand after staging a coup d'état against Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Commonly, "cousin" refers to a "first cousin" or equivalently "full cousin", people whose most recent common ancestor is a grandparent.
Crimes against humanity are certain acts that are deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack or individual attack directed against any civilian or an identifiable part of a civilian population.
The Crown Property Bureau (CPB) (สำนักงานทรัพย์สินส่วนพระมหากษัตริย์) is the quasi-government agency responsible for managing the property of the crown of the Kingdom of Thailand.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand died at the age of 88, on 13 October 2016, after a long illness.
Queen Debsirindra of Siam (เทพศิรินทร), formerly Queen Ramphoei Phamaraphirom (รำเพยภมราภิรมย์), born Princess Ramphoei Siriwong (รำเพย ศิริวงศ์; 17 July 1834 – 9 September 1861) was the second consort of King Mongkut, and mother of King Chulalongkorn.
The Democrat Party (พรรคประชาธิปัตย์) is a Thai political party.
Depth perception is the visual ability to perceive the world in three dimensions (3D) and the distance of an object.
A detention basin or retarding basin is an excavated area installed on, or adjacent to, tributaries of rivers, streams, lakes or bays to protect against flooding and, in some cases, downstream erosion by storing water for a limited period of time.
Devanagari (देवनागरी,, a compound of "''deva''" देव and "''nāgarī''" नागरी; Hindi pronunciation), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group,, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) used in India and Nepal.
The Deves Insurance Public Company Limited is a Thai insurance company based in Bangkok at Ratchadamnoen Klang Road.
Dhammayuttika Nikaya (Pali; ธรรมยุติกนิกาย;; ធម្មយុត្តិក និកាយ Thommoyouttek Nikeay), or Thammayut (ธรรมยุต) is an order of Theravada Buddhist bhikkhus (monks) in Thailand, Cambodia and Burma, with significant branches in the Western world.
In medicine, dialysis (from Greek διάλυσις, diàlysis, "dissolution"; from διά, dià, "through", and λύσις, lỳsis, "loosening or splitting") is the process of removing excess water, solutes and toxins from the blood in those whose native kidneys have lost the ability to perform these functions in a natural way.
Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti (born 29 April 2005; ทีปังกรรัศมีโชติ) is a member of the country's Chakri dynasty and heir presumptive to the throne of Thailand.
Diverticulitis, specifically colonic diverticulitis, is a gastrointestinal disease characterized by inflammation of abnormal pouches - diverticuli - which can develop in the wall of the large intestine.
In religion, divinity or godhead is the state of things that are believed to come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, creator deity, or spirits, and are therefore regarded as sacred and holy.
Dixieland, sometimes referred to as hot jazz or traditional jazz, is a style of jazz based on the music that developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century.
Don Mueang International Airport (ท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง,, or colloquially as สนามบินดอนเมือง) (aka Bangkok International Airport) is one of two international airports serving Greater Bangkok, the other one being Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK).
Duncan McCargo is Professor of Political Science at the University of Leeds.
The Enterprise is a two-man sloop-rigged hiking sailing dinghy with distinctive blue sails.
Enucleation is the removal of the eye that leaves the eye muscles and remaining orbital contents intact.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
An extrajudicial killing (also known as extrajudicial execution) is the killing of a person by governmental authorities without the sanction of any judicial proceeding or legal process.
The Fiat 500, commonly known as "Topolino", is an Italian city car produced and manufactured by Fiat from 1936 to 1955.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
In Thailand politics, the Finland Plot, Finland Plan, Finland Strategy or Finland Declaration (Thai: แผนฟินแลนด์, ยุทธศาสตร์ฟินแลนด์, ปฏิญญาฟินแลนด์) are names of a controversial conspiracy theory espoused by Sondhi Limthongkul and supporters affiliated with the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) in 2006 describing a plot allegedly developed by Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and former left-wing student leaders to overthrow the Thai monarch, take control of the nation, and establish a communist state.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak traditional languages of France other than French.
Galyani Vadhana, Princess of Naradhiwas (กัลยาณิวัฒนา;;; 6 May 1923 – 2 January 2008) was a princess of Thailand and the elder sister of King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII) and King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX).
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Giles Ji Ungpakorn (ใจ อึ๊งภากรณ์;; IPA:; born 25 October 1953) is a Thai-British academic and political activist.
The Golden Jubilee Diamond (เพชรกาญจนาภิเษก) is the largest cut and faceted diamond in the world.
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture, also called Kanchanaphisek National Museum, is an agricultural museum in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand.
Government House (ทำเนียบรัฐบาล) refers to the offices of the Prime Minister of Thailand and appointed cabinet ministers.
The Grand Palace (พระบรมมหาราชวัง) is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.
The Gulf of Thailand, formerly the Gulf of Siam, is a shallow inlet in the western part of the South China and Eastern Archipelagic Seas, a marginal body of water in the western Pacific Ocean.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Heinrich Böll Foundation (German: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V., hbs) is a German, legally independent political foundation.
History of Thailand concerns the history of the Thai people, who originally lived in southwestern China, migrated into mainland Southeast Asia over a period of many centuries.
The history of Thailand from 1932 to 1973 was dominated by military dictatorships which were in power for much of the period.
The history of Thailand since 1973 saw an unstable period of democracy, with military rule being reimposed after a bloody coup in 1976.
The House of Representatives (สภาผู้แทนราษฎร) was the lower house of the National Assembly of Thailand, the legislative branch of the Thai government.
Hua Hin District (หัวหิน) is one of eight districts (amphoe) of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province in the northern part of the Malay Peninsula in Thailand.
Huai Hong Khrai Royal Development Study Centre (ศูนย์ศึกษาการพัฒนาห้วยฮ่องไคร้อันเนื่องมาจากพระราชดำริ) is an institution in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
(Sanskrit: इन्द्र), also known as Devendra, is a Vedic deity in Hinduism, a guardian deity in Buddhism, and the king of the highest heaven called Saudharmakalpa in Jainism.
The International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration (I.A.S.T.) is a transliteration scheme that allows the lossless romanization of Indic scripts as employed by Sanskrit and related Indic languages.
The International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague in the Netherlands.
Intouch Holdings PLC (บริษัท อินทัช โฮลดิ้งส์ จำกัด (มหาชน); formerly Shin Corporation) is a Thai holding company which focuses on telecommunication industry.
Isan (Isan/อีสาน,; also written as Isaan, Isarn, Issarn, Issan, Esan, or Esarn; from Pali ऐशान aiśāna or Sanskrit ऐशान aiśāna "northeast") consists of 20 provinces in the northeastern region of Thailand.
Jakrapob Penkair (จักรภพ เพ็ญแข) (born October 21, 1967) is a Thai political dissident in exile, founding member of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, and former Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office under the premiership of Samak Sundaravej.
Khun Ying Jaruvan Maintaka (จารุวรรณ เมณฑกา;, born 5 July 1945) is a former Auditor-General of Thailand.
The Jātaka tales are a voluminous body of literature native to India concerning the previous births of Gautama Buddha in both human and animal form.
John Cornelius Hodges (July 25, 1907 – May 11, 1970) was an American alto saxophonist, best known for solo work with Duke Ellington's big band.
Kaewsan Atibhoti (แก้วสรร อติโพธิ born August 24, 1951) is a Thai politician, former Senator of Thailand from Bangkok, member of Inspection of Acts being Detrimental to the State Commission (State Detrimential Acts Inspection Commission) Asian Legal Information Institute,, 29 December 2013 and unsuccessful nominee for Election Commissioner.
Kanchanaburi (กาญจนบุรี) is the largest of the western provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
The Kanchanaphisek Bridge (สะพานกาญจนาภิเษก) is a cable stayed bridge crossing the Chao Phraya river in Samut Prakan Province, Thailand.
Kasetsart University (มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์) (KU) is a public research university in Thailand.
Khuang Aphaiwong (17 May 1902 – 15 March 1968; ควง อภัยวงศ์, also spelled Kuang, Abhaiwong, or Abhaiwongse) was three times the prime minister of Thailand: from August 1944 to 1945, from January to May 1946, and from November 1947 to April 1948.
Klai Kangwon Palace (lit) was the primary summer royal residence of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) of Thailand.
Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006.
Kowit Wattana (โกวิท วัฒนะ; born 11 March 1947 in Phak Hai) is a Thai Police General and politician.
General Kriangsak Chamanan (เกรียงศักดิ์ ชมะนันทน์,; 17 December 191723 December 2003) served as prime minister of Thailand from 1977 to 1980.
Mom Rajawongse Tun Kukrit Pramoj (คึกฤทธิ์ ปราโมช,,; 20 April 1911 – 9 October 1995) was a Thai politician and scholar.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Lausanne (Lausanne Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.
In Thailand, lèse majesté is criminalized by Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code.
Lèse-majesté (or; also lese-majesty, lese majesty or leze majesty) is the crime of violating majesty, an offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.
Lester Raymond Brown (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001) was an American jazz musician who led the big band Les Brown and His Band of Renown for nearly seven decades from 1938 to 2000.
Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor.
This is a list of the longest-reigning monarchs of all time, detailing the 100 monarchs and lifelong leaders who have reigned the longest in world history, sorted by length of reign.
This article lists the monarchs of Thailand from the foundation of the Sukhothai Kingdom in 1238 until the present day.
This is Forbes list of richest royals, as estimated by their personal net worth, excluding properties held by the state, government or Crown, in U.S. dollars in 2011.
Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the nerves at the level of the lumbar vertebrae.
Mahidol Adulyadej, Prince of Songkla (สมเด็จเจ้าฟ้ามหิดลอดุลยเดช กรมหลวงสงขลานครินทร์) or Mahidol Adulyadej the Prince Father (สมเด็จพระมหิตลาธิเบศร อดุลยเดชวิกรม พระบรมราชชนก, 1 January 1892 – 24 September 1929) or Mahidol Songkla was the father of King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII) and King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) of Thailand.
Manager 360° (ผู้จัดการ 360°) is a Thai-language daily newspaper published in Bangkok and distributed nationwide.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Mater Dei School (abbreviated MD; มาแตร์เดอีวิทยาลัย) is a private Catholic School run by the Sisters of the Ursuline Order.
Meechai Ruchuphan (born 2 February 1938 in Bangkok มีชัย ฤชุพันธุ์) is a Thai legal expert and politician who served as Prime Minister of Thailand in 1992.
The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES; กระทรวงดิจิทัลเพื่อเศรษฐกิจและสังคม), formerly known as the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), กระทรวงเทคโนโลยีสารสนเทศและการสื่อสาร, is a cabinet ministry of Thailand.
The monarchy of Thailand (whose monarch is referred to as the King of Thailand or historically as the King of Siam; พระมหากษัตริย์ไทย) refers to the constitutional monarchy and monarch of the Kingdom of Thailand (formerly Siam). The King of Thailand is the head of state and head of the ruling Royal House of Chakri. Although the current Chakri Dynasty was created in 1782, the existence of the institution of monarchy in Thailand is traditionally considered to have its roots from the founding of the Sukhothai Kingdom in 1238, with a brief interregnum from the death of Ekkathat to the accession of Taksin in the 18th century. The institution was transformed into a constitutional monarchy in 1932 after the bloodless Siamese Revolution of 1932. The monarchy's official ceremonial residence is the Grand Palace in Bangkok, while the private residence has been at the Dusit Palace. The King of Thailand's titles include Head of State, Head of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Adherent of Buddhism and Upholder of religions.
Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Mongkut Phra Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรมหามงกุฎ พระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama IV, known in English-speaking countries as King Mongkut (18 October 18041 October 1868), was the fourth monarch of Siam (Thailand) under the House of Chakri, ruling from 1851 to 1868.
The Moth Class is the name for a small development class of sailing dinghy.
Mount Auburn Hospital is a hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, affiliated with Harvard Medical School.
Nakhon Nayok (นครนายก) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand, established by the Act Establishing Changwat Samut Prakan, Changwat Nonthaburi, Changwat Samut Sakhon, and Changwat Nakhon Nayok, Buddhist Era 2489 (1946), which came into force as of 9 March 1946.
Nakkhatra Mangala, Prince of Chanthaburi II (นักขัตรมงคล;; January 4, 1897 – February 11, 1953), was the eldest son of Kitiyakara Voralaksana, Prince of Chanthaburi and Princess Apsarasaman Kitiyakara.
Narathiwat (นราธิวาส) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
A national day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the nationhood of a nation or non-sovereign country.
The Nawaphon movement (ขบวนการนวพล, alternatively transcribed as Navapol, Nawapol, Nawaphol, translating to both "new force" and "ninth force") was a Thai extreme right-wing, patriotic, Buddhist organization active during the country's short democratic period in the mid-1970s.
Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan (นิวัฒน์ธำรง บุญทรงไพศาล,, born 25 January 1948) is a Thai businessman and politician who served as the acting Prime Minister of Thailand following Yingluck Shinawatra's removal from office by the Constitutional Court of Thailand on 7 May 2014 until his deposition in a coup d'état three weeks after taking office.
The OK Dinghy is an international class sailing dinghy, designed by Knud Olsen in 1956.
The Pa Sak Jolasid Dam or Pa Sak Cholasit Dam (เขื่อนป่าสักชลสิทธิ์) impounds the Pa Sak River at Ban Kaeng Suea Ten, Tambon Nong Bua, Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi Province, Thailand.
Pallop Pinmanee (พัลลภ ปิ่นมณี, born 25 May 1936) is a retired Thai Army general who took part in several coups, ordered the massacre of insurgents at Krue Sae Mosque and allegedly played a role in the attempted car-bomb assassination of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system.
The People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) (พันธมิตรประชาชนเพื่อประชาธิปไตย, Phanthamit Prachachon Pheu Prachathipatai) also called the National Liberation Alliance - กลุ่มพันธมิตรกู้ชาติ, Klum Phanthamit Ku Chat, Thai Patriots Network or more commonly the Yellow Shirts - เสื้อเหลือง, Suea Lueang - is a Thai political movement and pressure group.
The People's Power Party (Phak Palang Prachachon; PPP; พรรคพลังประชาชน) is a defunct Thai political party.
Phetchaburi (เพชรบุรี) or Phet Buri is one of the western or central provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
Phra Nakhon (พระนคร) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand.
Princess Piyamavadi Sri Bajarindra Mata (สมเด็จพระปิยมาวดี ศรีพัชรินทรมาตา) or Chao Khun Chom Manda Piam (เจ้าคุณจอมมารดาเปี่ยม) née Piam Sucharitakul (เปี่ยม สุจริตกุล). She was one of the royal wives of King Mongkut and was of Thai-Chinese descent.
Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram (แปลก พิบูลสงคราม;; alternatively transcribed as Pibulsongkram or Pibulsonggram; 銮披汶·颂堪; 14 July 1897 – 11 June 1964), locally known as Chomphon Por (อมพล ป.), contemporarily known as Phibun (Pibul) in the West, was the longest serving 3rd Prime Minister of Thailand and fascist leader of Thailand from 1938 to 1944 and 1948 to 1957.
Khun Ploypailin Mahidol JensenKhun is a Thai courtesy title which is used to show respect but does not indicate a royal status.
Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.
Khun Poom JensenKhun is a Thai courtesy title which is used to show respect but does not indicate a royal status.
Pote Sarasin (พจน์ สารสิน,,; 25 March 1905 – 28 September 2000) was a Thai diplomat and politician from the influential Sarasin family.
Prajadhipok (ประชาธิปก; 8 November 1893 – 30 May 1941), also Rama VII, was the seventh monarch of Siam of the Chakri dynasty.
Prayut Chan-o-cha (previously spelt "Prayuth Chan-ocha"); (ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา,,; born 21 March 1954) is a Thai politician, retired Royal Thai Army officer and the head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), a military junta, and concurrently serves as the Prime Minister of Thailand.
Prem Tinsulanonda (เปรม ติณสูลานนท์;;; born 26 August 1920) is a retired Thai military officer who served as Prime Minister of Thailand from 3 March 1980 to 4 August 1988, during which time he was credited with ending a communist insurgency and presiding over accelerating economic growth.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a New Orleans jazz band founded in New Orleans by tuba player Allan Jaffe in the early 1960s.
Pridi Banomyong (ปรีดี พนมยงค์,,; 11 May 1900 – 2 May 1983) was a Thai politician.
The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.
The Privy Council of Thailand (คณะองคมนตรีไทย, khana ongkhamontri thai) is a body of appointed advisors to the Monarch of Thailand.
Public holidays in Thailand are regulated by the government, and most are observed by both the public and private sectors.
The Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST) (in Thai, สมาคมวิทยุสมัครเล่นแห่งประเทศไทย) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in Thailand.
A rai (ไร่) is a unit of area, equal to 1 square sen or 1,600 square metres (40 m × 40 m or 0.16 hectares), and is used in measuring land area for a cadastre or cadastral map.
Rama or Ram (Sanskrit: राम, IAST: Rāma), also known as Ramachandra, is a major deity of Hinduism.
Phra Phutthaloetla Naphalai (พระพุทธเลิศหล้านภาลัย; 24 February 1767 – 21 July 1824) or Rama II was the second monarch of Siam under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1809 to 1824.
Rama IX Bridge is a bridge in Bangkok, Thailand over the Chao Phraya River.
The Rama VIII Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge crossing the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand.
Rangsit Prayurasakdi, Prince of Chai Nat (สมเด็จพระเจ้าบรมวงศ์เธอ พระองค์เจ้ารังสิตประยูรศักดิ์ กรมพระยาชัยนาทนเรนทร;; 12 November 1885 - 7 March 1951) was the Thai Founder of the Public Health Ministry and as Regent of Thailand.
Ratchadamnoen Avenue (ถนนราชดำเนิน,, also spelled Rajdamnern) is a historic road in the Phra Nakhon and Dusit Districts of Bangkok, Thailand.
Ratchadaphisek Road is a major road in Bangkok, Thailand.
A rear-end collision (often called simply rear-end or in the UK a shunt) is a traffic accident wherein a vehicle (usually an automobile or a truck) crashes into the vehicle in front of it.
The Red Gaurs (Thai: กระทิงแดง Krathing Daeng) were an extreme right-wing paramilitary organization active in Thailand during the 1970s.
A regent (from the Latin regens: ruling, governing) is a person appointed to govern a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent or is incapacitated.
In Thailand, the regent (ผู้สำเร็จราชการแทนพระองค์) is a person who exercises the official functions of a monarch of Thailand when the monarch is incapable of functioning or during a period of interregnum.
The broad definition of regicide (regis "of king" + cida "killer" or cidium "killing") is the deliberate killing of a monarch, or the person responsible for the killing of a person of royalty.
Thailand's Royal Barge Procession (กระบวนพยุหยาตราชลมารค; RTGS: Krabuan Phayuhayattra Chonlamak) is a ceremony of both religious and royal significance which has been taking place for nearly 700 years.
The Royal Cemetery is located at the western side of the grounds of Wat Ratchabophit in Bangkok.
The Royal Flags of Thailand (ธงประจำพระองค์) are flags that are usually flown in Thailand along with the National flag to honor the King as well as the Royal Family of Thailand.
The Thailand Royal Rainmaking Project (Thai: โครงการฝนหลวง) was initiated in November 1955 by King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Samak Sundaravej (สมัคร สุนทรเวช,,; 13 June 1935 – 24 November 2009) was a Thai politician who briefly served as the Prime Minister of Thailand and Minister of Defense in 2008, as well as the leader of the People's Power Party in 2008.
Samuel Simons Sanford (15 March 18496 January 1910) was an American pianist and educator.
Sanam Luang (สนามหลวง, lit: "royal turf") is a 74.5 rai open field and public square in front of Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand.
Admiral Sangad Chaloryu (สงัด ชลออยู่;; 4 March 1915 – 23 November 1980) was a Thai admiral and politician who served as head of the National Administrative Reform Council (NARC), a military junta that ruled Thailand from 1976-1980.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
Sanya Dharmasakti (สัญญา ธรรมศักดิ์,,; 5 April 1907 – 6 January 2002) was a Thai jurist, university professor and politician.
Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat (Thai: สฤษดิ์ ธนะรัชต์, alternatively spelled Dhanarajata) was a Thai officer who staged a coup in 1957, replacing Phibunsongkram as Thailand's prime minister until his death in 1963.
Sattahip (สัตหีบ) is a district (amphoe) in Chonburi Province, Thailand.
Queen Savang Vadhana of Siam (สว่างวัฒนา;, 10 September 1862 – 17 December 1955) was a consort and half-sister of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V).
Mom Rajawongse Seni Pramoj (26 May 190528 July 1997) (หม่อมราชวงศ์เสนีย์ ปราโมช,, pronunciation) was three times the prime minister of Thailand and a politician in the Democrat Party.
The Siam Cement Group Public Company Limited (SCG; SET: SCC) is the largest and oldest cement and building material company in Thailand and Southeast Asia.
Siam Paragon (สยามพารากอน) is a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the sixth largest mall in Thailand, following CentralWorld, CentralPlaza WestGate, kingpower, viewmal and ETC... Siam Paragon includes a wide range of specialty stores and restaurants as well as a multiplex movie theatre (15 large screen theaters, the Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World aquarium, an exhibition hall, the Thai Art Gallery, and an opera concert hall.
The Siamese coup d'état of 1947 (Thai: รัฐประหาร 8 พฤศจิกายน พ.ศ. 2490) was a Thai coup d'état that happened on the evening of 7 November 1947, ending in the early hours of the morning on 8 November.
The Siamese revolution of 1932 or the Siamese coup d'état of 1932 (การปฏิวัติสยาม.. or การเปลี่ยนแปลงการปกครองสยาม..) was a crucial turning point in 20th-century Thai history.
Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an African American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer.
Princess Siribhachudabhorn (สิริภาจุฑาภรณ์;;; born 8 October 1982) or commonly known as Princess Ribha (หริภา), is the eldest daughter of Princess Chulabhorn Walailak and Virayudh Tishyasarin.
Sirikit (สิริกิติ์;;; born Mom Rajawongse Sirikit Kitiyakara (สิริกิติ์ กิติยากร) on 12 August 1932) is the queen mother of Thailand.
Khun Sirikitiya JensenKhun is a Thai courtesy title which is used to show respect but does not indicate a royal status.
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (มหาจักรีสิรินธร,;, born Princess Sirindhorn Debaratanasuda Kitivadhanadulsobhak สิรินธรเทพรัตนสุดา กิติวัฒนาดุลโสภาคย์;; born 2 April 1955) is the second daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Siriraj Hospital (โรงพยาบาลศิริราช) is the oldest and largest hospital in Thailand, located in Bangkok on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, opposite Thammasat University's Tha Phrachan campus.
Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana (สิริวัณณวรีนารีรัตน์;;; born 8 January 1987) is a royal Thai professional badminton player and princess of Thailand as the only daughter of King Vajiralongkorn and Sujarinee Vivacharawongse (commonly known as Yuvadhida Polpraserth).
Princess Soamsawali (โสมสวลี), born Mom Luang Soamsawali Kitiyakara (โสมสวลี กิติยากร;; on 13 July 1957), is a member of the Thai royal family, and is the former wife of her first cousin King Vajiralongkorn.
Somchai Wongsawat (สมชาย วงศ์สวัสดิ์,; born 31 August 1947) is a Thai politician, a Prime Minister of Thailand 26th in 2008 and a former executive member of the People's Power Party (PPP) whose political rights have been disenfranchised by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) for five years.
Somsak Jeamteerasakul is a former history lecturer at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University.
Somyot Prueksakasemsuk (สมยศ พฤกษาเกษมสุข) is a Thai activist and magazine editor who in 2013 was sentenced to eleven years' imprisonment for lese majeste against King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Sondhi Limthongkul (สนธิ ลิ้มทองกุล; RTGS: Sonthi Limthongkun;, born 7 November 1947) is a Thai media mogul and leader of the right-wing People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD).
Sonthi Boonyaratglin (สนธิ บุญยรัตกลิน) (born 2 October 1946) is former Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army and former head of the Council for National Security, the military junta that ruled the kingdom.
Sri Suriyendra (ศรีสุริเยนทร;; 1767–1836) was the queen of Siam, wife of Phutthaloetla Naphalai, who was her own cousin, and mother of Mongkut and Pinklao.
Princess Srinagarindra (ศรีนครินทรา;; 21 October 1900 – 18 July 1995) née Sangwan Talapat (สังวาลย์ ตะละภัฏ) was a member of the Thai Royal Family.
Than Phu Ying Srirasmi Suwadee (ศรีรัศมิ์ สุวะดี;; born 9 December 1971), formerly Princess Srirasmi, Royal Consort to the Crown Prince of Thailand, is a former member of the royal family of Thailand.
Stan Getz (born Stanley Gayetski; February 2, 1927 – June 6, 1991) was an American jazz saxophonist.
Suan Lum Night Bazaar was a market in Bangkok's Pathum Wan district, at the intersection of Rama IV and Wireless/Sathorn Roads, opposite Lumphini Park at the MRT's Lumphini Station.
Suchinda Kraprayoon (สุจินดา คราประยูร;, born 6 August 1933) was Prime Minister of Thailand from 7 April 1992 until 24 May 1992.
Sufficiency economy is the name of a Thai development approach attributed to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's "sufficiency economy philosophy" (SEP).
Sujarinee Vivacharawongse (สุจาริณี วิวัชรวงศ์;; May 26, 1962), née Yuvadhida Polpraserth (ยุวธิดา ผลประเสริฐ), stage-named Yuvadhida Suratsawadee (ยุวธิดา สุรัสวดี) or nicknamed Benz (เบ๊นซ์), is a Thai actress and the second consort of Vajiralongkorn, the then Crown Prince of Thailand, from 1994 to 1996.
Sulak Sivaraksa (สุลักษณ์ ศิวรักษ์;; pronounced; born March 27, 1932 in Siam) is a visiting professor and the founder and director of the Thai NGO "Sathirakoses-Nagapradeepa Foundation", named after two authorities on Thai culture, Sathirakoses (Phya Anuman Rajadhon) and Nagapradeepa (Phra Saraprasoet).
The Supreme Patriarch or Sangharaja (สังฆราช) is the head of the order of Buddhist monks in Thailand.
Surayud Chulanont (สุรยุทธ์ จุลานนท์, RTGS: Surayut Chulanon; born 28 August 1943) is a Thai politician.
Suvarnabhumi Airport, also known unofficially as Bangkok Airport, is one of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand.
General elections were held in Thailand on April 2006.
The 2007 Thai general elections were held on 23 December.
A general election for the 24th House of Representatives took place throughout Thailand on Sunday, 3 July 2011, by virtue of the Royal Decree Dissolving the House of Representatives, 2554 BE (2011), which caused the House of Representatives to be dissolved on 10 May 2011.
After Thailand's April 2006 elections were declared invalid by the Constitutional Court, it was decided that new elections would be held on 15 October 2006.
Thai, Central Thai, or Siamese, is the national and official language of Thailand and the first language of the Central Thai people and vast majority Thai of Chinese origin.
The Thai Rak Thai Party (พรรคไทยรักไทย, lit. Thais Love Thais; TRT) was a Thai political party founded in 1998.
Thai Rath (ไทยรัฐ, lit. Thai State or Thai Nation) is a daily newspaper in the Thai published in Bangkok and distributed nationwide.
Thai royal and noble titles are the royal and noble styles indicating relationship to the king which were introduced by King Trailokanat (reigned 1448–1488).
Thai royal funerals are elaborate events, organised as royal ceremonies akin to state funerals.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
Thaksin Shinawatra (ทักษิณ ชินวัตร,,; born 26 July 1949) is a Thai and Montenegrin businessman and politician.
The Thammasat University massacre (in Thailand known simply as "the 6 October event", เหตุการณ์ 6 ตุลา) was an attack by Thai state forces and far-right paramilitaries on student protesters on the campus of Thammasat University and the adjacent Sanam Luang Square in Bangkok, Thailand, on 6 October 1976.
Thanin Kraivichien (ธานินทร์ กรัยวิเชียร,; first name also spelled "Tanin", last name "Kraivixien" or "Kraivichian"; born 5 April 1927) is a Thai lawyer and politician.
Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn (Thai ถนอม กิตติขจร,; 11 August 1911 – 16 June 2004) was a military dictator of Thailand.
Thawan Thamrongnawasawat (ถวัลย์ ธำรงนาวาสวัสดิ์,, alternative transcription Thawal Thamrong Navaswadhi, or "Thawal Thamrongnavasawat", short Thamrong), born Thawan Tharisawat (21 November 1901 – 3 December 1988), was the eighth Prime Minister of Thailand from 1946-1947.
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The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
The King Never Smiles is an unauthorized biography of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej by Paul M. Handley, a freelance journalist who lived and worked as a foreign correspondent in Thailand.
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Thitinan Pongsudhirak (ฐิตินันท์ พงษ์สุทธิรักษ์) is a Thai political scientist, speaker and Associate Professor at Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, where he is the Director of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS), Faculty of Political Science.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tongdaeng, with variant spellings like Thong Daeng (ทองแดง; 7 November 1998 – 26 December 2015), was a female copper-colored dog and one of the pets owned by King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.
A tsunami (from 津波, "harbour wave"; English pronunciation) or tidal wave, also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.
Princess Ubolratana (อุบลรัตน;;; born 5 April 1951 in Lausanne, Switzerland), or full name Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi (อุบลรัตนราชกัญญา สิริวัฒนาพรรณวดี), is a princess of Thailand and the eldest child of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States diplomatic cables leak, widely known as Cablegate, began on Sunday, 28 November 2010 when WikiLeaks—a non-profit organization that publishes submissions from anonymous whistleblowers—began releasing classified cables that had been sent to the U.S. State Department by 274 of its consulates, embassies, and diplomatic missions around the world.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The University of Lausanne (UNIL, French: Université de Lausanne) in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890.
The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, abbreviated MDW) is an Austrian university located in Vienna, established in 1817.
The University of North Texas College of Music, based in Denton, is a comprehensive music school among the largest enrollment of any music institution accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (มหาวชิราลงกรณ บดินทรเทพยวรางกูร,,; born 28 July 1952) is the King of Thailand since 2016.
Wat Pavaranivesh Vihara Rajavaravihara (วัดบวรนิเวศวิหารราชวรวิหาร) is a major Buddhist temple (wat) in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand.
WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources.
William Henry Stevenson (1 June 192426 November 2013) was a British-born Canadian author and journalist.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Yale School of Music is one of the 12 professional schools at Yale University.
Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.
Yingluck Shinawatra (ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร,,; born 21 June 1967), nicknamed Pu (ปู,, meaning "crab"), is a Thai businesswoman and politician.
The Palace Law of Succession, Buddhist Era 2467 (1924) (กฎมณเฑียรบาลว่าด้วยการสืบราชสันตติวงศ์ พระพุทธศักราช ๒๔๖๗) governs succession to the Throne of the Kingdom of Thailand, under the ruling House of Chakri.
The 1967 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games, officially known as the 4th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games, was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event held in Bangkok, Thailand from 9 to 16 December 1967 with 16 sports featured in the games.
The popular uprising of 14 October 1973 (เหตุการณ์ 14 ตุลา,, "October 14 Event"; or วันมหาวิปโยค,, "Day of Great Sorrow") was a watershed event in Thailand's history.
The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia beginning in July 1997 and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion.
In January 2003, a Cambodian newspaper article falsely alleged that a Thai actress Suvanant Kongying claimed that Angkor Wat belonged to Thailand.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand, Buddhist Era 2550 (2007) (รัฐธรรมนูญแห่งราชอาณาจักรไทย พุทธศักราช ๒๕๕๐) was the constitution of Thailand which was in effect from 2007 to 2014.
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