HM King Prajadhipok of Siam

At Eton : from 1906

Members of Royal Families

Known for: Last absolute King of Siam (now Thailand), reigned as the last absolute monarch and the first constitutional monarch until his abdication in 1935.

School days: Prince Prajadhipok came to Eton in 1906.

Full name: Somdet Chaofa Prajadhipok Sakdidej

Alternative names: Phrapokklao, Rama VII

House: Chakri Dynasty

As the final, 33rd son of King Chulalongkorn, Prajadhipok was not expected to reign. Amid the turbulent times he felt the country should implement political democracy but the absolute monarchy was ended by the Thai Revolution of 1932.

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