... became the basis for writing and eventually developed to be the modern Thai alphabet.
Ayutthaya, the capital of the Thai Kingdom was found by... ... Thai general, promoted himself to be the king in 1769. He ruled the new capital of Thonburi on the bank of Chao Phraya River, opposite Bangkok. Thais regained control... ... 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...