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Chulalongkorn Day in Thailand

Chulalongkorn Day in Thailand is held on October 23. This event in the third decade of the month October is annual. Help us Help us 
23 October - Chulalongkorn Day in Thailand
Commemorates the passing of King Chulalongkorn in 1910.
King Chulalongkorn, A.D. 1863-1910, had 32 sons and 44 daughters + 1 (unborn but recorded) by 36 wives. His first child was born when he was 16; he did not have any children after he was 42.
King Chulalongkorn was perhaps best known for his abolition of slavery. In 1900 the Employment Act stated that all workers should be paid. All the slaves in Thailand were freed so that they would not become unemployed. The most important royal contribution was the announcement of Slave Abolition Act.
23 October of every year is a national holiday in Thailand as it marks King Chulalongkorn Day" or known in Thai as "Wan Piyamaharaj 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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