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Rama II of Siam

1767 - 1824

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Phra Bat Somdet Phra Phutthaloetla Naphalai (Thai: พระบาทสมเด็จพระพุทธเลิศหล้านภาลัย, 24 February 1767 or 1768 – 21 July 1824), personal name Chim (Thai: ฉิม), also styled as Rama II, was the second monarch of Siam under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1809 to 1824. In 1809, Itsarasunthon succeeded his father Rama I, the founder of Chakri dynasty, as Loetlanaphalai the King of Siam. His reign was largely peaceful, devoid of major conflicts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rama II of Siam has received more than 176,405 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Rama II of Siam is the 3,782nd most popular politician (up from 4,382nd in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Thailand (up from 15th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Thai Politician.

Rama II of Siam is most famous for his reforms that helped to modernize the country. He abolished slavery, reformed the tax system, and made education available to all.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Rama II of Siam ranks 3,782 out of 19,576Before him are Kim Tu-bong, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Malcolm III of Scotland, Siraj ud-Daulah, Antipater the Idumaean, and Hypereides. After him are Veljko Kadijević, Helenus, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, Anastasia of Kiev, Ayşe Sultan, and Álvaro Obregón.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1767, Rama II of Siam ranks 16Before him are August Wilhelm Schlegel, Nicolas Oudinot, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Manuel Godoy, Henri Christophe, and Maria Theresa of Austria. After him are Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, Andreas Hofer, Jean-Lambert Tallien, Marie of Hesse-Kassel, and Jean-Baptiste Isabey. Among people deceased in 1824, Rama II of Siam ranks 12Before him are Anne Catherine Emmerich, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Agustín de Iturbide, James Parkinson, Giovanni Battista Viotti, and Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès. After him are Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Maine de Biran, Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca, Maria Theresia von Paradis, Charles-François Lebrun, and Friedrich August Wolf.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Rama II of Siam ranks 13 out of 186Before him are Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788). After him are Emmanuelle Arsan (1932), Pridi Banomyong (1900), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), Naresuan (1555), Chaleo Yoovidhya (1923), and Lisa (1997).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Rama II of Siam ranks 13Before him are Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788). After him are Pridi Banomyong (1900), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), Naresuan (1555), Narai (1629), Thanom Kittikachorn (1911), and Mahidol Adulyadej (1892).