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Vajiravudh

1880 - 1925

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Vajiravudh (Thai: วชิราวุธ, RTGS: Wachirawut, 1 January 1881 – 26 November 1925), was the sixth monarch of Siam under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1910 until his death in 1925. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vajiravudh has received more than 666,983 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Vajiravudh is the 2,590th most popular politician (down from 2,518th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Thailand (up from 9th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Thai Politician.

King Vajiravudh is most famous for his efforts to introduce Western-style education in Thailand. He was the first Thai king to have a Western education, and he was the first Thai king to write a book.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Vajiravudh ranks 2,590 out of 15,710Before him are Mario Monti, Emperor Kōshō, Abulfaz Elchibey, Yaropolk I of Kiev, Vasily I of Moscow, and Christina of Lorraine. After him are René Coty, Arsinoe IV of Egypt, Sergey Lavrov, Alfonso II of Naples, Gennady Zyuganov, and Choummaly Sayasone.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1880, Vajiravudh ranks 26Before him are Premchand, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Bruno Taut, Max Wertheimer, Alexander Blok, and Michel Fokine. After him are Kuniaki Koiso, H. L. Mencken, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Andrei Bely, Álvaro Obregón, and Paul Ehrenfest. Among people deceased in 1925, Vajiravudh ranks 24Before him are George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Johann Palisa, Léon Bourgeois, and H. Rider Haggard. After him are Fritz Haarmann, John Singer Sargent, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Władysław Reymont, Félix Vallotton, and Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Vajiravudh ranks 8 out of 137Before him are Chulalongkorn (1853), Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Prajadhipok (1893), Sirikit (1932), and Thaksin Shinawatra (1949). After him are Taksin (1734), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Rama III (1788), Rama II of Siam (1767), and Emmanuelle Arsan (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Vajiravudh ranks 8Before him are Chulalongkorn (1853), Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Prajadhipok (1893), Sirikit (1932), and Thaksin Shinawatra (1949). After him are Taksin (1734), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Rama III (1788), Rama II of Siam (1767), and Pridi Banomyong (1900).