... world's oldest Bronze Age civilization was flourishing in Thailand some 5,000 years ago.
Sukhothai Period (1238-1438)
Sukhothai was the first Thai kingdom. It was founded in... ... 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...