Mystery in Siam, and other unlucky kings

June 5 2015

Peter, Ananda and Faisal.

Yugoslavia: Ex-King Peter, 1945

Mystery in Siam, 1946

The exonym Siam became official under King Mongkut (reigned 1851-68). On June 23 1939 it was changed to Thailand. From 1945 to May 11 1949 it was Siam again. Then it reverted to Thailand.

Iraq Bombshell, 1958

3 Responses to “Mystery in Siam, and other unlucky kings”

  1. davidderrick Says:

    Where does Pathé get all its music from?

  2. davidderrick Says:

    “Beautiful, age-old Bangkok”: as a proper city, it was not even 200 years old.

  3. davidderrick Says:

    Ananda in Switzerland:


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