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Abbot Low Moffat (May 12, 1901 – April 17, 1996) was an American politician from New York.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Amarindra (อมรินทรา;; 15 March 1737 – 25 May 1826) was the Queen Consort of King Phutthayotfa Chulalok (Rama I), the founder of the Chakri Dynasty.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Anna and the King is a 1999 biographical drama film loosely based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam (and its 1946 film adaptation), which give a fictionalized account of the diaries of Anna Leonowens.
Anna and the King of Siam is a 1946 drama film directed by John Cromwell.
Anna and the King is a 1944 semi-fictionalized biographical novel by Margaret Landon.
Anna Harriette Emma Leonowens (born Anna Harriette Emma Edwards; 5 November 1831 – 19 January 1915) was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born English travel writer, educator and social activist.
An apostolic vicariate is a form of territorial jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Church centered in missionary regions and countries where a diocese has not yet been established.
The Ayutthaya Kingdom (อยุธยา,; also spelled Ayudhya or Ayodhaya) was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767.
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.
Bangkok Yai (บางกอกใหญ่) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand.
A bhikkhu (from Pali, Sanskrit: bhikṣu) is an ordained male monastic ("monk") in Buddhism.
Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช;;; see full title below; 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama IX.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Buddhism in Thailand is largely of the Theravada school, which is followed by 94.6 percent of the population.
The House of Bunnag (บุนนาค) was a powerful Siamese noble family of Persian descent of the early Rattanakosin Kingdom of Siam.
The treaty between Kingdom of Siam and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland commonly known as the Burney Treaty was signed at Bangkok on 20 June 1826 by Henry Burney, an agent of British East India Company, for the United Kingdom and King Rama III for Siam.
The Chakri dynasty (จักรี) is the current ruling royal house of the Kingdom of Thailand, while the Head of the house is the monarch.
Louis Charles de Montigny (1805–1868) was a French diplomat who was active in Asia during the 19th century.
Chen is one of the most common East Asian surnames of Chinese origin.
Chiang Hung or Keng Hung (เมืองหอคำเชียงรุ่ง; Mueang Ho Kham Chiang Rung) was one of the states of Shans under the suzerainty of Burma and China.
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.
Chum Krairoek (complete title Chao Chom Manda Chum Krairoek Royal Highness Consort of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) of Siam เจ้าจอมมารดาชุ่ม ไกรฤกษ์ was a daughter of Phraya Mongkolrat Rajamontri (Chuang Krairoek) and Khai Krairoek. She moved to the Grand Place to be a royal consort of King Chulalongkorn with the royal title Chao Chom Manda (Royal High Consort) She had 2 children with King Chulalongkorn;.
Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
The coronation of the Thai monarch is a ceremony in which the King of Thailand is formally consecrated by anointment and crowning.
A currency (from curraunt, "in circulation", from currens, -entis), in the most specific use of the word, refers to money in any form when in actual use or circulation as a medium of exchange, especially circulating banknotes and coins.
Dan Beach Bradley (18 July 1804 – 23 June 1873) was an American Protestant missionary to Siam from 1835 until his death.
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.
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.
Sanpet III (สรรเพชญ์ที่ 3) or Ekathotsarot (เอกาทศรถ;-1620) was the King of Ayutthaya from 1605 to 1620 and overlord of Lan Na from 1605 to 1608/09 succeeding his brother Naresuan.
Approximately 330 to 360 million people speak English as their first language.
Extraterritoriality is the state of being exempted from the jurisdiction of local law, usually as the result of diplomatic negotiations.
Front Palace (วังหน้า wang na) was a royal residence that belong to the Uparaja of Siam, who held the title Krom Phra Rajawang Bovorn Sathan Mongkol (กรมพระราชวังบวรสถานมงคล, lit: Lord of the Front Palace), which last until the late nineteenth century.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.
The Governor of Hong Kong was the representative in Hong Kong of the British Crown from 1843 to 1997.
The Grand Palace (พระบรมมหาราชวัง) is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.
A gristmill (also: grist mill, corn mill or flour mill) grinds cereal grain into flour and middlings.
Major General Sir Harry St.
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.
Imperialism is a policy that involves a nation extending its power by the acquisition of lands by purchase, diplomacy or military force.
Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, KCB (29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868), was a British soldier and adventurer who founded the Kingdom of Sarawak in Borneo.
James Buchanan Jr. (April 23, 1791June 1, 1868) was an American politician who served as the 15th President of the United States (1857–61), serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.
Jean-Baptiste Pallegoix, M.E.P. (24 October 1805 – 18 June 1862) was vicar apostolic of Eastern Siam.
Sir John Bowring, KCB (Chinese translated name: 寶寧, 寶靈 (for Putonghua speakers) or 包令 (for Cantonese)) (Thai: พระยาสยามมานุกูลกิจ สยามมิตรมหายศ) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, writer, literary translator, polyglot, and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong.
The Journal of the Siam Society is an academic journal on Thai studies published in English by the Siam Society.
Kengtung (Shan:;,; เชียงตุง,,; also spelled Kyaingtong, Chiang Tung, Cheingtung, and Kengtong) is a town in Shan State, Myanmar (formerly Burma).
Khon Kaen University (มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น) or KKU (มข.) is a public research university in Thailand.
Mom Rajawongse Tun Kukrit Pramoj (คึกฤทธิ์ ปราโมช,,; 20 April 1911 – 9 October 1995) was a Thai politician and scholar.
In Thailand, lèse majesté is criminalized by Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
The following is a list of children of King Mongkut.
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This article lists people who are known to have parented the most number of children.
Māgha Pūjā is the second most important Buddhist festival, celebrated on the full moon day of the third lunar month in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Sri Lanka and on the full moon day of Tabodwe in Myanmar.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganisms) belonging to the Plasmodium type.
A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.
The Mon (မောန် or မည်; မွန်လူမျိုး,; មន, มอญ) are an ethnic group from Myanmar living mostly in Mon State, Bago Region, the Irrawaddy Delta and along the southern border of Thailand and Myanmar.
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.
Naresuan (นเรศวร) or Sanphet II (สรรเพชญ์ที่ 2) was the King of the Ayutthaya Kingdom from 1590 and overlord of Lan Na from 1602 until his death in 1605.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Pali, or Magadhan, is a Middle Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian subcontinent.
The Pāli Canon is the standard collection of scriptures in the Theravada Buddhist tradition, as preserved in the Pāli language.
Phannarai (พรรณราย; May 9, 1838 – June 22, 1914), formerly Princess Chae Siriwongse (แฉ่ ศิริวงศ์), was one of the consorts of Mongkut of Siam, fourth King of the Chakri dynasty.
Phetchaburi (เพชรบุรี) or Phet Buri is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, capital of Phetchaburi Province.
Phra Nakhon (พระนคร) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand.
Phra Racha Wang Derm (พระราชวังเดิม,, literally former palace), also known as Thonburi Palace, is the former royal palace of King Taksin, who ruled the Siamese (Thai) kingdom of Thonburi following the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767 and up until the establishment of Rattanakosin in 1782.
Pinklao (ปิ่นเกล้า) (September 4, 1808 – January 7, 1866) was the viceroy of Siam.
Prachuap Khiri Khan (ประจวบคีรีขันธ์) is one of the western provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
Somdet Chao Phraya Borom Maha Prayurawongse (สมเด็จเจ้าพระยาบรมมหาประยูรวงศ์) or Tish Bunnag (ดิศ บุนนาค;; 1788–1855) was a prominent political figure of Siam during the mid-19th century as a regent for Mongkut kingdom-wide.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
All kings in the current Chakri dynasty of Thailand are often referred to as Rama followed by Roman ordinal in English translation.
Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok, born Thongduang and also known as Rama I (20 March 1737 – 7 September 1809), was the founder of Rattanakosin Kingdom and the first monarch of the reigning Chakri dynasty of Siam (now Thailand).
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.
Nangklao (พระบาทสมเด็จพระนั่งเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว) or Rama III (31 March 1788 – 2 April 1851) was the third monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri, ruling from 21 July 1824 to 2 April 1851.
The Rattanakosin Kingdom (อาณาจักรรัตนโกสินทร์) is the fourth and present traditional centre of power in the history of Thailand (or Siam).
Rodgers and Hammerstein refers to composer Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960), who together were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand (Archidioecesis Bangkokensis, อัครสังฆมณฑลกรุงเทพฯ) is a Latin archdiocese in Thailand.
Saranrom Park (สวนสราญรมย์) is a public park in Bangkok.
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.
A sermon is an oration, lecture, or talk by a member of a religious institution or clergy.
Shan State (Burmese: ရှမ်းပြည်နယ်,; Shan: မိူင်းတႆး) is a state of Myanmar.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.
A total solar eclipse occurred on August 18, 1868, also known as "The King of Siam's eclipse".
Queen Somanass WaddhanawathyWichitwathakan, Wibun.
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.
The Straits Settlements (Negeri-negeri Selat, نݢري٢ سلت) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia.
The Supreme Patriarch or Sangharaja (สังฆราช) is the head of the order of Buddhist monks in Thailand.
Kapitan China Tan Kim Ching (a.k.a. Tan Kim Cheng; 1829Feb 1892) was a Singaporean politician and businessman.
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.
The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II.
Thongchai Winichakul (ธงชัย วินิจจะกูล;; IPA), is a Professor of Southeast Asian History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The Tripiṭaka (Sanskrit) or Tipiṭaka (Pali), is the traditional term for the Buddhist scriptures.
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Unequal treaty is the name given by the Chinese to a series of treaties signed with Western powers during the 19th and early 20th centuries by Qing dynasty China after suffering military defeat by the West or when there was a threat of military action by those powers.
Upasampadā (Pali) literally denotes "approaching or nearing the ascetic tradition." In more common parlance it specifically refers to the rite and ritual of ascetic vetting (ordination) by which a candidate, if deemed acceptable, enters the community as upasampadān (ordained) and authorised to undertake ascetic life.
Vajirananavarorasa (also spelled Wachirayan, Watchirayanawarorot, correct Pali spelling: Vajirañāṇavarorasa, วชิรญาณวโรรส, full title Somdet Phramahasamanachao Kromphraya Vajirananavarorasa สมเด็จพระมหาสมณเจ้ากรมพระยาวชิรญาณวโรรส) (12 April 1860, Bangkok, Thailand - 2 August 1921, Bangkok, Thailand) was the tenth Supreme Patriarch of Thailand from 1910 to 1921.
Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Vajiravudh Phra Mongkut Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรมหาวชิราวุธฯ พระมงกุฎเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Phra Bat Somdet Phra Ramathibodi Si Sinthra Maha Vajiravudh Phra Mongkut Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระรามาธิบดีศรีสินทรมหาวชิราวุธฯ พระมงกุฎเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama VI (1 January 1880 – 26 November 1925), was the sixth monarch of Siam under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1910 until his death.
A war elephant is an elephant that is trained and guided by humans for combat.
Wat Pavaranivesh Vihara Rajavaravihara (วัดบวรนิเวศวิหารราชวรวิหาร) is a major Buddhist temple (wat) in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand.
King Mongkut, King Rama 4, King Rama IV, Mongkut, Rama IV of Siam, Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Mongkut Phra Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua, Rama 4, Rama IV, Rama IV Mongkut, Rama IV of Siam, Rama IV of Thailand, Ramai IV of Thailand, Wachirawut, พระบาทสมเด็จพระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว, สมเด็จพระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว.