Thailand’s Bhumibol: A Life in Pictures

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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)


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


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)


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


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


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)


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


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)


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


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)


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


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)


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)


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