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Rama I

1736 - 1809

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Phra Bat Somdet Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok Maharat (Thai: พระบาทสมเด็จพระพุทธยอดฟ้าจุฬาโลกมหาราช, 20 March 1737 – 7 September 1809), personal name Thongduang (ทองด้วง), also known as Rama I, was the founder of the Rattanakosin Kingdom and the first monarch of the reigning Chakri dynasty of Siam (now Thailand). His full title in Thai is Phra Bat Somdet Phra Paramoruracha Mahachakkriborommanat Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรโมรุราชามหาจักรีบรมนารถ พระพุทธยอดฟ้าจุฬาโลก). He ascended the throne in 1782, following the deposition of King Taksin of Thonburi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rama I has received more than 879,780 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Rama I is the 1,763rd most popular politician (up from 2,396th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Thailand and the 4th most popular Thai Politician.

The Ramayana is a Hindu epic poem that tells the story of the prince Rama, his wife Sita, and their monkey god allies. The story is about Rama's journey to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Rama I ranks 1,763 out of 19,576Before him are Rastislav of Moravia, Carinus, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Kaidu, and Akhmad Kadyrov. After him are Yoweri Museveni, Nelson Rockefeller, Herman Van Rompuy, Edward, King of Portugal, James II of Aragon, and George of Poděbrady.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1736, Rama I ranks 4Before him are James Watt, Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, and Joseph-Louis Lagrange. After him are Jean Sylvain Bailly, James Macpherson, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt, and Franz Xaver Messerschmidt. Among people deceased in 1809, Rama I ranks 4Before him are Joseph Haydn, Jean Lannes, and Thomas Paine. After him are Nicolai Abildgaard, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Joseph-Marie Vien, Matthew Boulton, and François Laurent d'Arlandes.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Rama I ranks 4 out of 186Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), Chulalongkorn (1853), and Mongkut (1804). After him are 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, Rama I ranks 4Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), Chulalongkorn (1853), and Mongkut (1804). After him are Taksin (1734), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788).