... number of city-states in the northern part of what is present-day Thailand, in places like Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai,... ... civilization was flourishing in Thailand some 5,000 years ago.
Sukhothai Period (1238-1438)
Sukhothai was the first Thai kingdom.... ... writing and eventually developed to be the modern Thai alphabet.
Ayutthaya, the capital of the Thai ... ... prosperity to bestow on him the epithet "the Great"
Rattanakosin Period (1782-Present)
After Taksin's death, General ...