A look at prominent members of Thailand's royal family

A look at the most prominent members of the Thai royal family:

— KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ: The world's longest-reigning monarch, who died Thursday at age 88, was revered by his subjects as a demigod and father figure. He held no formal political power but was seen as an anchor of stability who has stepped to the forefront at crucial moments of Thai history. He was 18 when he was named king in 1946, and married Sirikit Kitiyakara, a beautiful Thai aristocrat he met initially in Paris, in 1950.

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