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HRH Prince Rangsit Prayurasakdi

BORN : 12 NOV 1885
Source : The Royal Family of Thailand The Royal Family of Thailand ; Jeffrey Finestone ; Phitsanulok Publishing Co.,Ltd. Thailand 1989
DIED : 7 MAR 1951

FATHER : HM King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) [20 SEP 1853 - 23 OCT 1910]
MOTHER : Chao Chom Manda Nueng (née Snidvongs)

PARTNER : Mom Elisabeth (née Scharnberger) [15 SEP 1892 - 29 SEP 1973]
Union: 28 AUG 1912

  1. HSH Prince (Mom Chao) Piyarangsit Rangsit [25 DEC 1913 - 1 FEB 1990]
  2. HSH Prince Sanidh Prayurasakdi Rangsit [19 AUG 1917 - 10 SEP 1995]
  3. HSH Princess Charulaksana Kalyani Rangsit [7 AUG 1924 - ]

He was educated at the Royal School in the Grand Palace, Bangkok and in 1899 he was sent to Germany for further schooling, firstly at the Martineum gymnasium in Halberstadt (graduated 1905), then at Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, and studie d jurisdiction at the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, he returned to Siam in 1913 and worked to improve Siam's health care and university systems, serving as the first Director-General of the University Affairs Department, and the Chairma n of the Committee on Planning and Development of Chulalongkorn University; following the Siamese Revolution of 1932, he was arrested on a charge of treason and was jailed in 1938, he was only released in 1943, he was appointed as Regent on 16t h June 1946, as well as chairman of the Supreme Council of State from 1947; he was created Prince of Jainad in 1922.


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