|Atsadang Dechawut (อัษฎางค์เดชาวุธ)
Name of a son of
with the title Prince of
He was born
on 12 May 1889, as
the 72th child of King
and as his
12th child with Queen Saowapha (a number of miscarriages included).
In 1905, the
Prince was sent to study in England, together with his brother Prince
Chuthathut Tharadilok (fig.)
and his half-brother Prince
Whereas Prince Mahidon went to study at Harrow School for a year and a
half, and Prince Chuthathut attended Magdelen College of Cambridge
University, Prince Atsadang studied at a Military Academy for a short
period. He was one of the
most senior Thai princes during the rule of his full brother, King
during whose reign he was Director-General of the Royal Siamese Navy.
Sapaan Atsadang (fig.),
a long jetty located at the former
on Koh Si Chang (fig.)
was commissioned by King
Chulalongkorn as an act of merit-making, in order to celebrate the fact that his son Prince
recovered from sickness after having stayed on the island.
died on 9 February 1924 in
aged 34. His name is also transcribed Atsadaang or Asdang Dejavudh.