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Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1927-2016

LC control no.n 82166286
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LC classificationML410.B58568 Biography in music
Personal name headingBhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
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Variant(s)Adulyadej, Bhumibol, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Poomeepon Adoondet, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Adoondet, Poomeepon, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Bhumibol Aduldej, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Aduldej, Bhumibol, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Rama IX, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Phumiphol Adulyadet, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Adulyadet, Phumiphol, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Phūmiphon ʻAdunyadēt, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
ʻAdunyadēt, Phūmiphon, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Phūmiphon ʻAdunlayadēt, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
ʻAdunlayadēt, Phūmiphon, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Phatthra, Mahārāt, Phrabāt Somdet Phračhaoyūhūa Phra, 1927-2016
Bumipol Adulet, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Bhumipol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1927-2016
Associated countryThailand
Birth date1927-12-05
Death date2016-10-13
Place of birthCambridge (Mass.)
Place of deathBangkok (Thailand)
Field of activityMusic Art Literature Rural development Agriculture Irrigation Medicine Education
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Found inHis 'Tis sundown, 1950.
Sān sawēt, 1964: t.p. (Phrabāt Somdet Phračhaoyūhūa Phra Phatthra Mahārāt)
ʻUthai Sinthusān. Sārānukrom Thai, 1973-1979: v. 17 (Phūmiphon ʻAdunlayadēt, Phrabāt Somdet Phraparaminthra Mahā; sovereign, ninth reign; b. 5 Thanwākhom 2470 in Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; youngest son of Royal Father Prince Mahidon of Songhlā, and Royal Mother Princess Sīsangwan; former name: Phrawō̜rawongthœ̄ Phraʻong Čhao Phūmiphon ʻAdunlayadēt) v. 17, p. 3300 (In 1928 his parents returned with him to Thailand; in 1929, his father the Prince of Songkhla died; in 1932 began education in Bangkok at Mater Dei School; in 1933 royal mother took family to Switzerland where he continued education at Mirmont School, Lausanne, studying French, German, and English; on accession of his brother to throne established as Somdet Phračhao Nō̜ngyāthœ̄ Čhaofā Phūmiphon ʻAdunlayadēt (July 1935); continued education at Nouvelle de la Swiss Roman College and graduated in 1945 with a diploma in literature; then in same year began engineering degree at Lausanne University; received rank of second lieutenant in Royal Thai Army Infantry Corps (1946) while in Thailand for visit during which his brother the king passed away by his own pistol 9 June 1946 and Prince Phumiphon acceded to throne as ninth of Chakri Dynasty under name of Phrabāt Somdet Phraparamin Phūmiphon ʻAdunyadēt Mahittalāthibēt Rāmāthibō̜dī Čhakkrinarưbō̜din Sayāmminthrāthirāt Bō̜rommanātbō̜phit; 19 August returned to Switzerland to study government and law; returned to Thailand for cremation ceremony of brother in 1950 and married M.R. Sirikit Kittiyākō̜n 24 April 1950 and celebrated his coronation ceremony 5 May 1950; entered Buddhist Order of Sangha as monastic 22 October 1956 and stayed for the lent of that year at Wat Bō̜wō̜nniwēt [Bangkok])
Encyc. brit., 15th ed., microp.: v. 1, p. 1046 (Bhumibol Adulyadej, also spelled Bumipol Adulet)
New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 13, 2016 (King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand; b. Dec. 5, 1927, Cambridge, Mass. (his father, Prince Mahidol of Songkhla, was studying public health at Harvard at the time); succeeded his brother, King Ananda, June 9, 1946; formally crowned Rama IX of the Chakri dynasty, 1950; d. Thursday [Oct. 13, 2016], Bangkok, aged 88)
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