History of Thailand
Thai people, who originally lived in southwestern China, migrated into mainland Southeast Asia over a period of many centuries. The oldest known mention of their existence in the region by the exonym ...
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Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
End of an era: a look at the life of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
After more than 70 years as monarch of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign has come to an end. Bhumibol, the longest-reigning monarch in the world, held a demigod-like status in Thailand, with w
After 70 Years Of Waiting, WWII ‘Memphis Belle’ Gunner, 94, Revisits Britain. And Dies Quietly There.
Just outside the bunker where Churchill famously said, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few," Melvin Rector quietly passed away.
U.S. Marines’ Portable Helicopters Were Too Crazy to Survive
Hiller Rotorcycles could fit inside an SUV — but weren’t fit for service
Thanphuying Srirasmi asks for privacy
RATCHABURI — Former princess Srirasm, now officially known as Thanphuying Srirasm Suwadee, has asked the media waiting outside her Ratchaburi home to leave her alone, saying she wants to live a quiet ...
BBC News - What's behind the downfall of Thailand's Princess Srirasmi?
The downfall of Princess Srirasmi, the wife of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, has been both dramatic and unusually public.
Thailand's Royal Barge Procession
In this photo essay, Mark shares his best pictures from the 2012 Royal Barge Procession in Bangkok, Thailand.
Ayutthaya Kingdom
Ayutthaya - The anchient capital of Thailand, the capital of Ayutthaya province in Thailand. The city was founded in 1350 by King U Thong, who went there to ...
History of Thailand
The Kingdom of Thailand (known as Siam until 1939) was ruled by the Khmers, based in what is now neighboring Cambodia, during the 11th and 12th centuries. In...
Lan Na - Documentary
Our journey through Lan Na, the 'Kingdom of a Million Rice Fields', begins in the historically rich city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Built in the 14t...
Prehistoric Thailand
Prehistoric Thailand may be traced back as far as 1,000,000 years ago from the fossils and stone tools found in northern and western Thailand, an archaeological site in Lampang, northern Thailand. Hom...
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Early history of Thailand
The known early history of Thailand begins with the earliest major archaeological site at Ban Chiang; dating of artifacts from this site is controversial, but there is a consensus that at least by 360...
Initial states of Thailand
Before the southward migration of the Tai people from Yunnan in the 10th century, the Indochinese peninsula had been a home to various indigenous animistic communities as early as 500,000 years ago.Th...
Sukhothai Kingdom
The Kingdom of Sukhothai (Thai: สุโขทัย; pronunciation) was an early kingdom in the area around the city Sukhothai, in north central Thailand. The Kingdom existed from 1238 until 1438. The old cap...
Sukhothai Kingdom - Wikipedia
Ayutthaya Kingdom
Ayutthaya (/ɑːˈjuːtəjə/; Thai: อยุธยา, [ʔajúttʰajaː]; also spelled Ayudhya) was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including the Chin...
Ayutthaya Kingdom - Wikipedia
Thonburi Kingdom
Thon Buri (Thai: ธนบุรี) was the capital of Siam (now Thailand) for a short time during the reign of King Taksin the Great, after the ruin of capital Ayutthaya by the Konbaung (Burmese). King Rama I r...
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Rattanakosin Kingdom
The Rattanakosin Kingdom (Thai: อาณาจักรรัตนโกสินทร์,  [āːnāːt͡ɕàk ráttanákōːsǐn]) is the fourth traditional centre of power in the History of Thailand (or Siam). It was founded in 1782 with ...
Rattanakosin Kingdom - Wikipedia
History of Bangkok
The history of the city of Bangkok, in Thailand, dates at least to the early 15th century, when it was under the rule of Ayutthaya. Due to its strategic location near the mouth of the Chao Phraya Rive...
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History of Isan
The history of Isan (Thai: อีสาน,  [ʔiː sǎːn]) has been determined by its geography, situated as it is on the Korat Plateau between Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand.The term "Isan" is derived fro...
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Lan Na
The Kingdom of Lan Na (Northern Thai: ᩋᩣᨱᩣᨧᩢᨠᩕᩃ᩶ᩣ᩠ᨶᨶᩣ, [ʔaː.naː.tɕák.láːn.naː], lit. "Kingdom of Million Rice Fields"; Thai: อาณาจักรล้านนา, RTGS: Anachak Lan Na,  [ʔaː naː tɕàk láːn naː]...
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History of Phitsanulok Province
The lands situated in the present-day Phitsanulok Province of Thailand have been inhabited since the stone age, although the neolithic inhabitants of the region are not likely to have been the ancesto...
History of Phitsanulok Province - Wikipedia
History of Thailand (1932-1973)
The history of Thailand from 1932 to 1973 was dominated by military dictatorships which were in power for much of the period. The main personalities of the period were the dictator Luang Phibunsongk...
History of Thailand (1932-1973) - Wikipedia
History of Thailand since 1973
The history of Thailand since 1973 saw an unstable period of democracy, with military rule being reimposed after a bloody coup in 1976. (The previous military rulers had been removed, as a result of t...
History of Thailand since 1973 - Wikipedia
Political crisis in Thailand (2005-2006)
In 2005 and 2006, a series of events occurred in Thailand as a result of an unrest with Thaksin Shinawatra that was supported by Sondhi Limthongkul and his coalitions. It led a military coup that conc...
Political crisis in Thailand (2005-2006) - Wikipedia