POLITICIAN

Narai

1629 - 1688

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King Narai the Great (Thai: สมเด็จพระนารายณ์มหาราช, RTGS: Somdet Phra Narai Maharat, pronounced [sǒm.dèt pʰráʔ nāː.rāːj mā.hǎː.râːt] ) or Ramathibodi III (Thai: รามาธิบดีที่ ๓ ) was the 27th monarch of Ayutthaya Kingdom, the 4th and last monarch of the Prasat Thong dynasty. He was the king of Ayutthaya Kingdom from 1656 to 1688 and arguably the most famous king of the Prasat Thong dynasty. His reign was the most prosperous during the Ayutthaya period and saw the great commercial and diplomatic activities with foreign nations including the Middle East and the West. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Narai has received more than 388,454 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Narai is the 5,613th most popular politician (up from 5,670th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 19th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Thai Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Narai ranks 5,613 out of 19,576Before him are Boşnak Derviş Mehmed Pasha, John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, Himiltrude, As-Salih Ismail al-Malik, Mathilde Kschessinska, and Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria. After him are Abba Eban, Barthélemy Boganda, Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, Viktor Brack, Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena, and Philip I Philadelphus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1629, Narai ranks 9Before him are Alexis of Russia, Pieter de Hooch, Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias, Gabriël Metsu, Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and John of Austria the Younger. After him are Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Charles II, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, Archduchess Isabella Clara of Austria, Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, and Agnes Block. Among people deceased in 1688, Narai ranks 7Before him are Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, Henry Morgan, Ferdinand Verbiest, John Bunyan, Claude Perrault, and Joachim von Sandrart. After him are Philippe Quinault, François Bernier, Constantine Phaulkon, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, Maximilian Henry of Bavaria, and Philip de Koninck.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Narai ranks 20 out of 186Before him are Emmanuelle Arsan (1932), Pridi Banomyong (1900), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), Naresuan (1555), Chaleo Yoovidhya (1923), and Lisa (1997). After him are Jacques Vergès (1924), Thanom Kittikachorn (1911), Michael Michai Kitbunchu (1929), Yingluck Shinawatra (1967), Sirindhorn (1955), and Mahidol Adulyadej (1892).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Narai ranks 17Before him are Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Rama III (1788), Rama II of Siam (1767), Pridi Banomyong (1900), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), and Naresuan (1555). After him are Thanom Kittikachorn (1911), Mahidol Adulyadej (1892), Birabongse Bhanudej (1914), Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910), Samak Sundaravej (1935), and Somchai Wongsawat (1947).