Rama X: The New King of Thailand
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At a ceremony held in Bangkok yesterday, HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn formally accepted an invitation to ascend the throne. The late King’s only son was the designated heir to the throne. The 64-year-old is the tenth king of the Chakri dynasty becoming Rama X. His formal title is His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun.
Following the death of his father on October 13, the Crown Prince did not immediately accept the crown. Instead, he advised the leader of the ruling military junta and the Thai parliament that he wanted time to mourn his father
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