POLITICIAN

Mongkut

1804 - 1868

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Mongkut (Thai: มงกุฏ; 18 October 1804 – 1 October 1868) was the fourth king of Siam under the House of Chakri, titled Rama IV. He ruled from 1851 to 1868. His full title in Thai was Phra Poramenthra Ramathibodhi Srisindra Maha Mongkut Phra Chomklao Chao Yu Hua Phra Sayam Thewa Maha Makut Witthaya Maharat (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรรามาธิบดีศรีสินทรมหามงกุฎ พระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว พระสยามเทวมหามกุฏวิทยมหาราช). The reign of Mongkut was marked by significant modernization initiatives and diplomatic engagements, which played pivotal roles in shaping Thailand's trajectory towards progress and international relations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mongkut has received more than 1,824,718 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Mongkut is the 1,564th most popular politician (up from 1,884th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Thailand and the 3rd most popular Thai Politician.

Mongkut is most famous for being the king of Thailand from 1851 to 1868.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Mongkut ranks 1,564 out of 19,576Before him are Dick Cheney, Egon Krenz, Jebe, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Öljaitü, and Æthelwulf, King of Wessex. After him are Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Princess Isabella of Parma, Richard von Weizsäcker, Yolande de Polastron, Glycerius, and Horst Köhler.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1804, Mongkut ranks 11Before him are Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Benjamin Disraeli, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Emil Lenz, Allan Kardec, and Matthias Jakob Schleiden. After him are Mikhail Glinka, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Richard Owen, Marie Taglioni, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, and Eugène Sue. Among people deceased in 1868, Mongkut ranks 6Before him are Gioachino Rossini, Léon Foucault, James Buchanan, August Ferdinand Möbius, and Ludwig I of Bavaria. After him are August Schleicher, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Okita Sōji, William T. G. Morton, Mihailo Obrenović, and David Brewster.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Mongkut ranks 3 out of 186Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), and Chulalongkorn (1853). After him are Rama I (1736), Taksin (1734), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Mongkut ranks 3Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), and Chulalongkorn (1853). After him are Rama I (1736), Taksin (1734), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788).