King Chulalongkorn Day (23rd Oct)

23 October of every year is a national holiday in Thailand as it marks “King Chulalongkorn Day". It is the memorial day of the passing away of King Chulalongkorn, otherwise known as King Rama V. 

King Chulalongkorn led several major reforms in Thailand, for example in the areas of Thai educational system, military affairs, State Railway and Slave Liberation Act without bloodshed in Thailand.

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