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Rama II of Siam

1767 - 1824

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Phra Phutthaloetla Naphalai (Thai: พระพุทธเลิศหล้านภาลัย, 24 February 1767 – 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 160,303 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Rama II of Siam is the 3,942nd most popular politician (down from 2,971st in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 12th 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 3,942 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Chūai, Margaret of York, Andrej Babiš, Caroline of Brunswick, Aulus Hirtius, and Ahuitzotl. After him are Emperor Kinmei, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Menahem, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Otto Rasch, and Plutarco Elías Calles.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Rama II of Siam ranks 13 out of 137Before him are Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Vajiravudh (1880), Taksin (1734), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), and Rama III (1788). After him are Emmanuelle Arsan (1932), Pridi Banomyong (1900), Birabongse Bhanudej (1914), Naresuan (1555), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), and Chaleo Yoovidhya (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Rama II of Siam ranks 13Before him are Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Vajiravudh (1880), Taksin (1734), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), and Rama III (1788). After him are Pridi Banomyong (1900), Birabongse Bhanudej (1914), Naresuan (1555), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), Srinagarindra (1900), and Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910).