Thursday, February 9, 2017

THAILAND ~King Prajadhipok (Rama VII) ~

...Lovely vintage portrait of a former King of Thailand... with ofcourse matching stamps...Thanks a lot's always quite a challenge to find information about all the stamps on the postcard! (>‿♥)

Prajadhipok (8 November 1893 – 30 May 1941), also Rama VII, was the seventh monarch of Siam of the House of Chakri.

 He was the last absolute monarch and the first constitutional monarch of the country. His reign was a turbulent time for Siam due to political and social changes during the Revolution of 1932.

 He is to date the only Siamese monarch of the Chakri Dynasty to abdicate.

King Rama IX Definitive Stamp (10th Series)

King Prajadhipok
(Issued 30-05-2003)

The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of King Prajadhipok
(Issued 08-11-1993)

The 200th Anniversary of the Chakri Dynasty of Bangkok
(Issued 04-04-1982)

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