Rama X: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Royal Highness
  • Real name: Maha Vajiralongkorn
  • Sign : Lion
  • Date of birth: Monday 28 July 1952 (age: 68)
  • Country: Thailand

Rama X was born on July 28, 1952 in Bangkok, Thailand. Also known as Maha Vajiralongkorn, he has been King of Thailand since 2016.

Rama X is the eldest son of Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), and Queen Sirikit Kitiyakara. During his childhood, Rama X attended school in Bangkok, before joining a British school for the equivalent of junior high and high school. He then went on to study at a university in Sydney.

In 1972, he was nominated by his father as his successor to the throne. He completed his studies at a military college in Canberra, Australia, and an art degree in Bangkok.

Rama X then began a military career in the Thai army. Fighter pilot, he took part in several battles against the Khmer Rouge. He later became a general in the air force, before becoming a general in the royal army.

On 13 October 2016, his father Rama IX died at the age of 88. The advent of Rama X was then announced for 1 December 2016. He officially became king on that day.

On the private side, Rama X was married several times. On 1 May 2019, he married Suthida Tidjai, a former stewardess who was promoted to Queen of Thailand. But the king also made his polygamy official with a fifth marriage in July 2019, which he broke up a few months later. During the coronavirus containment, Rama X stayed in a luxury hotel in Germany, alongside a harem of 20 women.

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Rama X

Rama X: who were his five wives?

Au cours de sa vie de prince héritier puis de Roi de Thaïlande, Rama X, 68 ans ce 28 juillet 2020, a été mariée à cinq femmes.