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In Remembrance of King Ananda Mahidol

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2022-08-01 15:10:14

 In Remembrance of King Ananda Mahidol

         On June 9th of every year is His Majesty King Ananda Mahidol day, the memorial day of the passing away of King Ananda Mahidol, the son of Prince Mahidol (Kromma Luang Songkla Nakarintra) and Somdej Phrarajchonni Srisangval or Somdej Phra Srinakarintra (Princess Mother), and the elder brother of His Majesty King Bhumibol, the Great.

          King Ananda Mahidol His Majesty the King to build more medical schools in Thailand To produce enough doctors to help people Having seen that “Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society” has good buildings, facilities, and operations. Suitable for building another medical school at a later time on June 4, 1947, "Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn Hospital" was born. And has been transferred under "Chulalongkorn University" from October 25, 1967, onwards.

          The Ananta Mahidol Day is observed every year on June 9 to commemorate the benevolence of King Rama VIII, or King Ananta Mahidol, who founded the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, with a kind intention to save people from sickness. The King died on June 9, 1946.