... Lopburi, and Ayutthaya.
King U-Thong and his immediate successors expanded Ayutthaya's territory, especially northward towards Sukhothai and eastward towards the Khmer capital of Angkor. The greater size of government could not remain the same as during ... ... 1782 by General Chakri. King Taksin's 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 king of the Chakri dynasty, Rama I, ruling ...