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HSH Princess (Mom Chao) Vibhavadi Rajani

BORN : 20 NOV 1920
DIED : 16 FEB 1977
CREMATED : 4 APR 1977, Ratchabophit Temple,Bangkok,Thailand

FATHER : HH Prince Rajani Chamcharas
MOTHER : HSH Princess (Mom Chao) Pornpimolpan Vorawan

PARTNER : HSH Prince (Mom Chao) Piyarangsit Rangsit [25 DEC 1913 - 1 FEB 1990]
Union: 6 MAY 1946

  1. Mom Rajawongse Vibhananda Rangsit [2 OCT 1947 - ]
  2. Mom Rajawongse Priyanandana Rangsit [3 JUL 1952 - ]


NOTES:
Educated at the Mater Dei School, Bangkok. After graduation, she worked as a secretary for her father, and began her literary career at a young age. She was appointed a Lady-in-waiting to Her Majesty the Queen when their Majesties went on their fi rst State Visit abroad in 1960. The last years of her life were dedicated to rural development in Southern Thailand under the direction and sponsorship of HM the King. She was killed by machine gun fire when insurgents fired on the helicopter carr ying her to Suart Thani. Prior to her royally sponsored cremation at Ratchabophit temple, on 4th April 1977, in recognition of her services to the country and to the people, H.M. the King elevated her to the rank of Phra Chao Worawongse Ther Phra Ong Chao (Her Royal Highn ess) and awarded her the highest level of the most Illustrious Order of the House of Chakri.



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