Phuket History: A short period of Japanese rule over the central peninsula and Phuket
In 1629 when King Songtham of Ayutthaya died, his cousin, Okya Kalahom (minister of defence), and his supporters effectively usurped the throne by killing King Songtham’s designated heir and placing King Songtham’s six-year-old son on the throne as King Chetha, with Okya Kalahom as his overseeing regent, which gave the ambitious defence minister real power over the kingdom.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Phuket History: A short period of Japanese rule over the central peninsula and Phuket, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: The Phuket News - Community - Monday, 19 August
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