The Passing of King Bhumibol

Portrait of King Bhumibol

The Passing of King Bhumibol

This National Holiday is held in remembrance of the death of the late King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej. If 13 October falls on a weekend, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday.

King Bhumibol Adulyadej Kings Birthday

The Late King

To commemorate the death of the late King Rama IX, Bhumibol Adulyadej, a minute’s silence will be held across Thailand at 3.52pm to mark the exact time the revered monarch died at age 88 following a long spell of poor health.

H.M. King Bhumibol reigned Thailand from 9 June 1946 until his death on 13 October 2016, making him the longest-reigning monarch ever in Thailand’s history.

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