King Vajiravudh Memorial Day in Thailand
King Vajiravudh Memorial Day in Thailand is held on November 25. This event in the third decade of the month November is annual. Help us
Commemorates the passing of King Vajiravudh in 1925. Adopted 2 September 2003.
King Vajiravudh is best known for his efforts to create and promote Siamese nationalism. His reign was characterized by Siam's movement further towards democracy and minimal participation in World War I.
Vajiravudh (1 January 1881 – 26 November 1925) was the sixth monarch of Siam under the Chakri dynasty as Rama VI. He ruled from 23 October 1910 until his death in 1925. He had keen interests in Siamese history, archaeology, and literature, as well as economics, politics and world affairs, and founded the country's first university, Chulalongkorn University.
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