Understanding Thailand’s Love of King

 King ฺBhumibol Adulyadej Also called Phumiphon Adunlayadet or Rama IX, (born December 5, 1927, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.—died October 13, 2016, Bangkok, Thailand), ninth king of the Chakkri dynasty (1950–2016), which has ruled or reigned in Thailand from 1782, and Thailand’s longest-serving monarch.   Thailand’s monarchy made national headlines following the tragic passing and subsequent funeral of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, or Rama IX, in October […]