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Chulalongkorn

1853 - 1910

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Chulalongkorn (Thai: จุฬาลงกรณ์, 20 September 1853 – 23 October 1910) was the fifth monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri, titled Rama V. He was known to the Siamese of his time as Phra Phuttha Chao Luang (พระพุทธเจ้าหลวง, the Royal Buddha). Chulalongkorn's reign was characterised by the modernisation of Siam, governmental and social reforms, and territorial concessions to the British and French. As Siam was surrounded by European colonies, Chulalongkorn, through his policies and acts, ensured the independence of Siam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chulalongkorn has received more than 1,613,741 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Chulalongkorn is the 1,567th most popular politician (down from 1,242nd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Thailand and the 2nd most popular Thai Politician.

King Chulalongkorn is most famous for the reforms he made to the Thai government. He was the first monarch of the House of Chakri, and was known as Rama V.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Chulalongkorn ranks 1,567 out of 15,577Before him are Maria I of Portugal, Boudica, John VI of Portugal, Lucullus, Leo IV the Khazar, and José Eduardo dos Santos. After him are Chester A. Arthur, Leo I the Thracian, Béla III of Hungary, Lazar Kaganovich, Kurt Schuschnigg, and Anchises.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1853, Chulalongkorn ranks 8Before him are Cecil Rhodes, Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Ostwald, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, and Carl Larsson. After him are Albrecht Kossel, Aleksei Brusilov, José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, and Ferdinand Hodler. Among people deceased in 1910, Chulalongkorn ranks 15Before him are Nadar, O. Henry, Mily Balakirev, Marius Petipa, Luigi Lucheni, and Léon Walras. After him are Johann Gottfried Galle, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Huo Yuanjia, Elizabeth Blackwell, Pauline Viardot, and An Jung-geun.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Chulalongkorn ranks 2 out of 155Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952). After him are Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Taksin (1734), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Emmanuelle Arsan (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Chulalongkorn ranks 2Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952). After him are Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Taksin (1734), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788).