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First visit of a Thai monarch to another country—Singapore.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge
N 01° 17.326 E 103° 51.077
48N E 372200 N 142476
Quick Description: A statue commemorating the first visit of a King of Thailand to another country.
Location: Singapore
Date Posted: 3/6/2010 9:39:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM8BDC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Zork V
Views: 7

Long Description:
Chulalongkorn the Great or King number 5 (the fifth king of the Chakri dynasty, as he is known in Thailand, at least in English), was one of the great kings of Thailand. He modernised the country, reigned for 42 years, and had 77 children. A busy life. He is the first known Thai King to visit another country, that of Singapore. This is commemorated by a statue in Singapore city.

The statue consists of a memorial plaque and a statue of an elephant (a well known symbol of Thailand). It is situated in the cultural precinct of Singapore city.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Person or Group

Date of FIRST: 3/16/1871

More Information - Web URL: Not listed

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