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Photos of Siam's Royal Family

1875-2008

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Siam, now known as Thailand, has been under the rule of the Chakri Dynasty since 1782. Since at least 1875, members of Siam's royal family have been sitting (or standing) for photographs.

See photos of the rulers of Siam, one of the few Asian nations to escape European colonization during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Siam's King Mongkut (Rama IV) and FamilyKing Mongkut of Siam as portrayed by Yul Brynner in "The King and I"The King and IKing Chulalongkorn the Great of Siam and the Crown PrinceChulalongkorn the Great and his Family
The Queen Mother of Siam in pantaloons and pearls.The Queen Mother of SiamChulalongkorn the Great of Siam, one of Thailand's most respected kingsKing Rama V of Siam, c. 1897The Court in Siam must have been an interesting place to grow upMini Cadillac for the Royal ChildrenAnanda Mahidol before he became King
The young Thai royal couple at the time of their marriage.King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit, 1950Rama IX and Sirikit visit Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace, 1960Rama IX Visits Buckingham Palace, 1960A young king Rama VIII of Thailand takes the throne.Ananda Mahidol as Rama VIII of Thailand, 1935King Rama VII of Siam

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