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Vajiralongkorn

1952 - Today

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Vajiralongkorn (born 28 July 1952) is King of Thailand. He is the tenth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty, styled as Rama X. The only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) and Queen Sirikit, he was made crown prince by his father in 1972, at the age of 20. After his father's death on 13 October 2016, he was expected to ascend to the Thai throne but asked for time to mourn before taking the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vajiralongkorn has received more than 10,010,710 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Vajiralongkorn is the 826th most popular politician (up from 1,175th in 2019), the most popular biography from Thailand and the most popular Thai Politician.

Vajiralongkorn is most famous for being the son of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He is the only son of the late king and the only brother of the current King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 94

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Vajiralongkorns by language

Over the past year Vajiralongkorn has had the most page views in the with 1,212,544 views, followed by Thai (1,145,668), and Russian (188,723). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are German (21,286.08%), Burmese (5,973.91%), and (3,307.14%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Vajiralongkorn ranks 826 out of 19,576Before him are Habib Bourguiba, Kurt Waldheim, Arthur Henderson, Ivan VI of Russia, Jahangir, and Todor Zhivkov. After him are Christian VIII of Denmark, Berke, Ilham Aliyev, Constantine II, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, and Nikephoros I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Vajiralongkorn ranks 8Before him are Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Harvey Weinstein, Orhan Pamuk, Steven Seagal, and Roberto Benigni. After him are Park Geun-hye, Emomali Rahmon, Mickey Rourke, Robert Zemeckis, Nelson Piquet, and Roger Milla.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Vajiralongkorn ranks 1 out of 186After him are Chulalongkorn (1853), Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), 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, Vajiralongkorn ranks 1After him are Chulalongkorn (1853), Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Taksin (1734), Thaksin Shinawatra (1949), Sirikit (1932), Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), and Rama III (1788).