Who is Vajiralongkorn, King Rama X of Thailand?
A look at the life of Thailand's reigning monarch
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When King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand died in 2016, it was his son, Vajiralongkorn, who succeeded him. As King Maha Vajiralongkorn (and as the 10th monarch of the Chakri dynasty, also styled as Rama X), Thailand's royal ruler lives a lavish but secretive lifestyle. Crowned in May 2019, King Vajiralongkorn was educated in England and Australia, and enjoyed a career in the military before acceding to the throne.
Click through the gallery and take a look at the life of Thailand's reigning monarch.
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