Thailand’s Bhumibol: A Life in Pictures


2016.10.13
Share on WhatsApp
Share on WhatsApp
king1-1000.jpg

Prince Bhumibol Adulyadej (center, in glasses) stands behind his brother, King of Siam Rama VIII, or Ananda Mahidol, during a ceremony in Bangkok, January 1946. (AFP)

king2-1000.jpg

Sirikit Kitiyakara poses next to her fiancé, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in this picture released in September 1949. (AFP)

king3-1000.jpg

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand (Rama IX) is carried during a celebration of his coronation, May 5, 1950. (Facebook/Thai History Before and After 1932)

king4-1000.jpg

Queen Sirikit Kitiyakara and King Bhumibol Adulyadej pose with their first child, Princess Ubol Ratana, born April 5, 1951. (AFP)

161013-TH-SS-add2.jpg

King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit Kitiyakara (right),attend the baptism of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, June 1955. (AFP)

king5-1000.jpg

King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit Kitiyakara greet members of the Black Lahu tribe in Mae Hong Son province, northern Thailand, Jan. 6, 1968. (Courtesy of Jane Keyes)

king7-1000.jpg

A photograph of King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen at a busy station of Bangkok’s Skytrain, Nov. 26, 2001. (AFP)

king9-1000.jpg

Thousands of Thais in royalist yellow T-shirts wave to King Bhumibol Adulyadej in front of the Dusit Palace in Bangkok, during the 60th anniversary of his accession to the throne, June 9, 2006. (AFP)

king10-1000.jpg

King Bhumibol Adulyadej leaves the hospital in Bangkok after 25 days of treatment, Nov. 7, 2007. (AFP)

king11-1000.jpg

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Queen Sirikit and Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn review the honor guard as a part of celebrations of the king’s 80th birthday at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok, Dec. 2, 2007. (AFP)

king13-1000.jpg

A Thai anti-government protester waves a national flag in front of a picture of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok, Feb. 24, 2014. (AFP)

161013-TH-SS-add3.jpg

Well-wishers gather outside Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, where the king was being treated, after official statements describe his health as unstable, Oct. 12, 2016. (AFP)

161013-TH-SS-add1.jpg

Thais reacts to the palace’s announcement of the death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, Oct. 13, 2016. (AFP)

POST A COMMENT

Add your comment by filling out the form below in plain text. Comments are approved by a moderator and can be edited in accordance with RFAs Terms of Use. Comments will not appear in real time. RFA is not responsible for the content of the postings. Please, be respectful of others' point of view and stick to the facts.

View Full Site