Bhumibol Adulyadej

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Bhu·mi·bol A·dul·ya·dej

 (po͞o′mē-pōn′ ä-do͞on′yä-dād′)
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Rama IX


n.
(Bhumibol Adulyadej) born 1927, king of Thailand since 1950.
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King Phumiphon and the royal family in particular launched many developmental initiatives.
Ultimately imprisoned by the regime of Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat after he criticized the dictator in a meeting with the dictator's protege King Phumiphon Adunyadet when the latter visited Nakhon, Cham refused to enter a plea of insanity.
So gutsy Kim flew to Bangkok and bombarded King Phumiphon's aides with letters requesting an audience.
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