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  Rama I

 

Thailand

Statue of King Rama I at the Memorial Bridge in Bangkok (fig.), which is also known as Phra Phutta Yotfa Bridge, after the Thai name of this monarch (fig.).

 

As the founder of the Chakri Dynasty, his statue is befittingly placed at the bridge that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the House of Chakri.

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