The 37-year-old was banished from his homeland along with his three brothers after King Rama X, then crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, accused their mother Sujarinee Vivacharawongse of adultery in 1996.
Heirs-apparent and heirs-presumptive to the throne
|Heirs to the Thai Throne|
|Maha Vajiralongkorn||Crown Prince (1972)||28 July 1952|
|Dipangkorn Rasmijoti||Chao Fa||13 October 2016|
Thailand’s royal family , compared to the constantly spotlighted British monarchy , is extremely secretive. The monarch in question, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, officially known as King Rama X, was crowned in May 2019, almost three years after the death of the previous king , his father Bhumibol Adulyadej.
My taxes!” Thailand’s government has budgeted over $1 billion to finance the monarchy this year, despite the fact that King Maha Vajiralongkorn is one of the world’s wealthiest rulers, with an estimated $40 billion in assets.
The king divorced Srirasmi in 2014, and she now lives outside of Bangkok.
The applicant must be Thai , as foreigners are not allowed to buy or carry any type of firearm or ammunition in Thailand . Note that in Thailand air guns are considered firearms and owners must be licensed to own and carry these weapons as well. Cost of application is: Air rifle B100; Other gun B500.
King Bhumibol , therefore, wielded little real political power, although the constitution named him as head of state and commander of the armed forces. His most important function was to serve as a living symbol of and a focus of unity for the Thai nation. As monarch, Bhumibol enjoyed immense popularity.
The constitution stipulates that although the sovereignty of the state is vested in the people, the king will exercise such powers through the three branches of the Thai government. Under the constitution the king is given very little power, but remains a figurehead and symbol of the Thai nation.
The King’s property portfolio and love of lakeside cycling may be the reason he regularly opts to reside in Germany as opposed to his birth country.
The king currently resides in quarantine at the Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl in Germany. The King of Thailand’s titles include Head of State, Head of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Adherent of Buddhism and Upholder of religions. Monarchy of Thailand .
|King of Thailand|
The name Siam came from a Sanskrit word, syam. A forceful nationalist and moderniser, he changed the country’s name to Thailand . The change was part of Phibun’s determination to bring his people into the modern world and at the same time to emphasise their unique identity.
The world’s richest king, his mysterious fortune and Thailand’s protesters who want answers. Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn is carried on a palanquin during his coronation in Bangkok in 2019.
The poorest royal family The king of Norway is one of the poorest monarchs on Earth , and this royal family lives the most modest life compared to the other royal families in Europe.
The top 10 richest in Thailand are: Chearavanont brothers; US$27.3 billion. Chalerm Yoovidhya; $20.2 billion. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi; $10.5 billion. Chirathivat family; $9.5 billion. Sarath Ratanavadi; $6.8 billion. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha ; $3.8 billion. Prachak Tangkaravakoon; $3.1 billion.