Order of the Crown of Thailand

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The Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand (Thai: เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันมีเกียรติยศยิ่งมงกุฎไทย; RTGSKhrueang Ratcha Itsariyaphon An Mi Kiatti Yot Ying Mongkut Thai) is a Thai order, established in 1869 by King Rama V of The Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand) for Thais, the royal family, governmental employees, and foreign dignitaries for their outstanding services to the Kingdom of Thailand. The order originally had seven classes. The special class was added by King Rama VI in 1918.

Order of the Crown
Awarded by
Garuda Emblem of Thailand (Broad wings).svg
the King of Thailand
Type Military and Civilian Order
Eligibility Military, Civilians, Foreigner who is officials in Kingdom
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign King Vajiralongkorn
Grades Knight/Dame Grand Cordon, Special Class
Knight/Dame Grand Cordon
Knight/Dame Grand Officer
Knight/Dame Commander
Knight/Dame Officer
Gold Medal
Silver Medal
Former grades 4 until 1902, 6 until 1918
First induction 1869
Next (higher) Order of the White Elephant
Next (lower) Order of the Direkgunabhorn
Order of the Crown of Thailand - Special Class (Thailand) ribbon

Ribbon bar of the Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) Order of the Crown of Thailand


1869 Order

The Sovereign Grand Master (King Chulalongkorn) was exclusive his Knight Grand Cross by added collar for this class exclusively for him. The order had four classes and name The Most Noble Order of the Crown of Siam

1873 Order

The Orders has been awarded with Order of the White Elephant.


The Order consists of eight classes:

Ribbon Class Name Postnominals Old name[1] Date Honor Class[2]
Order of the Crown of Thailand - Special Class (Thailand) ribbon Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) มหาวชิรมงกุฎ
(Maha Vajira Mongkut)
- 30 December 1918 9
Order of the Crown of Thailand - 1st Class (Thailand) ribbon Knight Grand Cross (First Class) ประถมาภรณ์มงกุฎไทย
(Prathamaphon Mongkut Thai)
(Maha Suraphon)
1869 11
Order of the Crown of Thailand - 2nd Class (Thailand) ribbon Knight Commander (Second Class) ทวีติยาภรณ์มงกุฎไทย
(Thawitiyaphon Mongkut Thai)
(Chunla Suraphon)
1869 16
Order of the Crown of Thailand - 3rd Class (Thailand) ribbon Commander (Third Class) ตริตาภรณ์มงกุฎไทย
(Tritaphon Mongkut Thai)
1869 24
Order of the Crown of Thailand - 4th Class (Thailand) ribbon Companion (Fourth Class) จัตุรถาภรณ์มงกุฎไทย
(Chatturathaphon Mongkut Thai)
1869 29
Order of the Crown of Thailand - 5th Class (Thailand) ribbon Member (Fifth Class) เบญจมาภรณ์มงกุฎไทย
(Benchamaphon Mongkut Thai)
1869 34
Order of the Crown of Thailand - Medal (Thailand) ribbon Gold Medalist (Sixth Class) เหรียญทองมงกุฎไทย
(Rian Thong Mongkut Thai)
- 20 July 1902 53
Order of the Crown of Thailand - Medal (Thailand) ribbon Silver Medalist (Seventh Class) เหรียญเงินมงกุฎไทย
(Rian Ngoen Mongkut Thai)
- 20 July 1902 56

Selected recipients

First Class


  1. ^ ราชกิจจานุเบกษา, พระราชบัญญัติเครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์ช้างเผือก รัตนโกสินทร์ ศก๑๒๘, เล่ม ๒๖, ตอน ๐ ก, ๒๘ พฤศจิกายน พ.ศ. ๒๔๕๒, หน้า ๗๐
  2. ^ ราชกิจจานุเบกษา, ประกาศสำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี เรื่อง ลำดับเกียรติเครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์ไทย, เล่ม ๑๑๐, ตอน ๒๙ง ฉบับพิเศษ, ๑๒ มีนาคม พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๖, หน้า ๑
  3. ^ Oblas, Peter (1972). "Treaty Revision and the Role of the American Foreign Affairs Adviser 1909-1925" (free). Journal of the Siam Society. Siam Heritage Trust. JSS Vol. 60.1 (digital): image 4. Retrieved March 17, 2013. In the course of his service, Sayre was awarded the Grand Cross of the Crown of Siam. The title of Phya Kalyanamaitri was also bestowed upon him. 13) Francis B. Sayre, Glad Adventure (New York: MacMillan, 1957), p. 105.

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