June 9 marks the anniversary of His Majesty the King’s accession to the throne. His Majesty assumed his kingship on 9 June 1946, following the death of his brother, King Ananda Mahidol, Rama VIII. He has reigned for 60 years now and enjoys high honor for his work and has earned distinction as the world’s longest-reigning monarch.

The Sixtieth Anniversary Celebrations of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne
Long Live the King!