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Wachirālongkō̜n, King of Thailand, 1952-

LC control no.n 85373045
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Personal name headingWachirālongkō̜n, King of Thailand, 1952-
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Variant(s)Wachirālongkō̜n, Crown Prince, son of Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1952-
Vajiralongkorn, King of Thailand, 1952-
Rama X, King of Thailand, 1952-
Mahā Wachirālongkō̜n Bō̜dinthrathēpphayawarāngkūn, King of Thailand, 1952-
Associated countryThailand
Birth date1952-07-28
Place of birthBangkok (Thailand)
Profession or occupationKings
Found inPrayut Sitthiphan. Somdet Phrabō̜rommaʻōrasāthirāt Čhaofā Mahā Wachirālongkō̜n Sayāmmakutrātchakumān ... 1977: p. 122 (b. Karakkadākhom 2495) p. 133 (only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit)
Siam dir., 1984, p. 1-9 (H.R.H. Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn)
Krom Phrarātchawang Bō̜wō̜nsathānmongkhon samai Rattanakōsin, 2013: p. 213 (Somdet Phrabō̜rommaʻōrasāthirāt Čhaofā Mahā Wachirālongkō̜n Sayāmmakutrātchakumān; b. 28 July 1952)
Wikipedia, December 1, 2016 (Rama X; accepted the throne on the night of 1 December 2016, but will not be crowned formally until after the cremation of his father) December 2, 2019 (Vajiralongkorn (Thai: RTGS: Wachiralongkon), reigning title Phrabat Somdet Phra Vajira Klao Chao Yu Hua [in roman] (born 28 July 1952), is the King of Thailand since 2016. He is the only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. In 1972, at the age of 20, he was made crown prince by his father. After his father's death on 13 October 2016, he was expected to accede to the throne of Thailand but asked for time to mourn before taking the throne. He accepted the throne on the night of 1 December 2016. His father was cremated on 26 October 2017. His coronation took place from 4-6 May 2019. The Thai government retroactively declared his reign to have begun on 13 October 2016, upon his father's death. As the tenth monarch of the Chakri dynasty, he is also styled as Rama X; born in the Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall of the Dusit Palace in Bangkok)
Somdet Phračhaoyūhūa Mahā Wachirālongkō̜n Bō̜dinthrathēpphayawarāngkūn, 2018: t.p. (Somdet Phračhaoyūhūa Mahā Wachirālongkō̜n Bō̜dinthrathēpphayawarāngkūn)
Associated languagetha eng