... achievements have caused prosperity to bestow on him the epithet "the Great"
Rattanakosin Period (1782-Present)
After Taksin's death, General Chakri became the first... ... 1809. His first action as king was to transfer the royal capital across the river from Thonburi to Bangkok and build the Grand Palace. Rama II (1809-1824) continued the restoration... ... Ingredient to success for such transition. It was only a matter of waiting for the right time.
On 10 December 1932, His Majesty King Prajadhipok signed Thailand first constitution...