POLITICIAN

Rama I

1736 - 1809

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Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok Maharaj (Thai: พระพุทธยอดฟ้าจุฬาโลกมหาราช, 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 636,450 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Rama I is the 1,937th most popular politician (down from 1,521st 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 1,937 out of 15,710Before him are Psamtik III, Al-Musta'sim, James Callaghan, Jean Jaurès, William Longsword, and Unas. After him are Catherine Cornaro, Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Abbas II of Persia, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and Louise of Savoy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1736, Rama I ranks 4Before him are James Watt, Joseph-Louis Lagrange, and Charles-Augustin de Coulomb. After him are Jean Sylvain Bailly, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, James Macpherson, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, and Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt. Among people deceased in 1809, Rama I ranks 4Before him are Joseph Haydn, Thomas Paine, and Jean Lannes. After him are Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Nicolai Abildgaard, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, François Laurent d'Arlandes, Matthew Boulton, and William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Rama I ranks 4 out of 137Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), Chulalongkorn (1853), and Mongkut (1804). After him are Prajadhipok (1893), Sirikit (1932), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Vajiravudh (1880), Taksin (1734), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), 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 Prajadhipok (1893), Sirikit (1932), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Vajiravudh (1880), Taksin (1734), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), and Rama III (1788).