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Chakri Day

Chakri Day

Annually on April 6, in Thailand, the foundation of the existing royal dynasty of the Chakri, in which the ruling king Bhumipol the Great is the ninth monarch.

The chakry dynasty was founded by Buddha Yodfa Chulalock or King Rama I. He was born on March 20, 1737, received the name Duang, joined the throne on April 6, 1782 and managed the country for 28 years. During his reign, he has so strengthened the kingdom that Thais ceased to fear the next invasions of their enemies. The King of Rama I was known as a talented statesman, legislator, poet and Buddhist. Therefore, the period of its board is usually called ?Reborn? States and Thai culture. This monarch proclaimed the capital of Thailand Bangkok, who became widely known under the name ?Cities of Angelov?. Rama I king died on September 7, 1809 aged 72 years.

The son of King Rama I, Prauddha Loothers Nafalay or Rama II joined the throne immediately after the death of his father. The time of his government is considered to be Renaissance of Thai culture and art, it should be especially important to achievements in the field of literature. The king himself possessed artistic talent. The next king was the Bar Nang Clao. He strengthened the country’s defense and built a large number of wonderful buildings. During his reign, Thai art has reached the top of its development. Like the Board of the King Baring in Auttai, the times of the rule of the kings of frame II and III consider the golden age of Thai literature and art. The king of Mongkut (Frame IV) came to change the King of Rama III (or Bar Nang Clao), which was also a spiritual shepherd of the country. He was the first monarch that opened trade with foreigners. The king joined the population to Western Science and carried out the modernization of Thailand. He was changed by King Chulalongcorn, the most revered monarch of Thailand. During his 42-year-old reigns in Thailand, a variety of reforms were carried out. Slavery was eliminated, modern administrative governance was introduced, a judicial reform was carried out, and the proceedings became more effective, the formation was obtained and it became systemic, the system of financial institutions was revised.

The King of Vazhiryuudh, who replaced the king of Chulallongcorn, developed and deepened the reforms conceived by his father. He contributed so much to the development of the language and literature that it is sometimes called the poet king. One of his merits can be considered a number of contracts concluded between Thailand and foreign countries, as it contributed to the growth of the prestige of Thailand on the world stage. This king also made a change of the old state flag with an elephant shown on it, on a new three-color.

Chakri Day

King Vazhiryuudh died on November 26, 1925. His successor was the younger brother of King Prachadipok – the seventh monarch in the Chakry dynasty and the last absolute monarch of Thailand. On June 24, 1932, a revolution occurred in Thailand, and His Majesty took a proposal to proclaim in the country of constitutional monarchy. On the second March 1934, the king renounced the throne and later died in exile, submitting the right to the throne to his nephew, the king of Anada Mahidol. The latter was on the throne for 11 years, and after his unexpected death, the throne moved to his younger brother, the ruling monarch – King Bhumipol Adujeju.

On the day of the chakry dynasty, His Majesty King Bhumipol and all the royal family headed the religious ceremony, which is held in the royal chapel. The meaning of this ceremony in remembering the dead ancestors. Then the king gives tribute to his ancestors in the royal pantheon and lays wreaths to the monument to the king frame I on the memorial bridge. On this day, the Prime Minister, ministers, high-ranking officials, students, representatives of public and private organizations, as well as people from various segments of the population, take part in the imposition of wreaths and give tribute to the respect and memory of the great monarchs who devoted most of the life to improving their welfare subjects.

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