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Lisa Manoban
(Singer)
Lisa Manoban
72
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok
Lalisa Manoban gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. Raised by her Thai mother and Swiss stepfather, she became the only non-Korean member of YG Entertainment. A polyglot, she speaks five languages. She has released a book of self-taken photos and has endorsed Bulgari and Penshoppe.
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Tony Jaa
(Actor)
Tony Jaa
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Surin, Thailand
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Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
(Body Builder, Internet Personality)
Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
39
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 5, 2011

Aziz Shavershian was a Russian-born Australian personal trainer, bodybuilder, and model. He started posting videos on YouTube in 2007, establishing a cult following. Aziz was the poster boy of aesthetics, a subculture of amateur bodybuilding. Before his death, due to a heart attack, Aziz Shavershian had established a clothing line and his own protein label called Protein of the Gods.

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Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Former King of Thailand (1946 - 2016))
Bhumibol Adulyadej
13
Birthdate: December 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 13, 2016

Bhumibol Adulyadej of the Chakri dynasty reigned as the ninth monarch of Thailand. Reigning from 1946 until his death in 2016, Adulyadej is the second-longest reigning monarch in the history. During his reign, Bhumibol Adulyadej retained enormous constitutional powers and was extremely popular among his subjects, with some even seeing him as close to divine.

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Chang Bunker
(Showmen)
Chang Bunker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Meklong, Thailand
Died: January 17, 1874

Chang Bunker was a Siamese-American man and one-half of the popular conjoined twin brothers. Chang and his conjoined twin Eng were two of the most studied human beings during the 19th century. They toured the United States and Europe as part of their freak shows, gaining financial success and fame. They are credited with coining the colloquial term Siamese twins.

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BamBam
(Thai Rapper and a Member of the South Korean Boy Band 'Got7')
BamBam
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

BamBam is a Thai rapper and singer based in South Korea. He is popular as a member of the South Korean boy band, Got7. Interested in singing and dancing from a young age, he participated in many talent contests. He trained under JYP Entertainment for a few years before making his professional debut. He also performs as a solo artist.

Metawin Opas-iamkajorn
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Birthdate: February 21, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Suppasit Jongcheveevat
4
Birthdate: February 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nonthaburi, Thailand
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Buakaw Banchamek
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ban Song Nong County, Samrong Thap, Surin, Thailand
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Nichkhun
(Rapper - Member of The South Korean Boy Band '2PM')
Nichkhun
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States
Star of the upcoming movie Hong Kong Love Story, Nichkhun is a K-pop idol in his own right. The Thai-American rapper made waves with his band 2PM. The son of a CEO mother, Nichkhun, also known as the Thai Prince, grew up amid affluence and was educated in New Zealand. 
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Mario Maurer
(Thai Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Love of Siam’ and ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’)
Mario Maurer
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

Mario Maurer is a Thai model and actor known for playing important roles in films, such as The Love of Siam and Crazy Little Thing Called Love. One of the most bankable stars in Thailand, Maurer has been a part of highly successful films like Pee Mak, Thailand's highest-grossing film. Over the years, he has won many prestigious awards.

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Thomas Merton
(Writer & theologian was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".)
Thomas Merton
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Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades, France
Died: December 10, 1968

American Trappist monk and theologian Thomas Merton was ordained a priest and named Father Louis. He was a member of the monastery Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani. He is remembered for his bestselling autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, and for his study of Eastern religions such as Buddhism.

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Urassaya Sperbund
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pattaya City, Thailand
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Chulalongkorn
(Former King of Siam (1868 - 1910))
Chulalongkorn
2
Birthdate: September 20, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: October 23, 1910

Chulalongkorn reigned as the king of Siam from 1868 until his death in 1910. Nicknamed the Royal Buddha, Chulalongkorn's reign witnessed the modernization of Siam; several social and governmental reforms marked his reign. Since the reforms ensured Siam's survival despite Western colonialism, Chulalongkorn earned the title, the Great Beloved King.

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Ten singer
(Singer)
Ten singer
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Saenchai
(Thai Boxer)
Saenchai
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahasarakham, Thailand
Kanawut Traipipattanapong
2
Birthdate: December 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Minnie
(Singer)
Minnie
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Mongkut
(King of Thailand)
Mongkut
1
Birthdate: October 18, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: October 1, 1868
Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul
1
Birthdate: September 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Yingluck Shinawatra
(Prime Minister of Thailand (2011 - 2014))
Yingluck Shinawatra
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Kamphaeng District, Thailand

Born into an affluent business and political family of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra received an elite education. She became the country’s first female prime minister but later fled the country when charges of corruption were brought against her. It is believed she is now exiled in London.

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Thaksin Shinawatra
(Former Prime Minister of Thailand)
Thaksin Shinawatra
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Kamphaeng District
Thaksin Shinawatra, a successful businessman, was once one of Thailand’s richest men. The former prime minister of Thailand, Shinawatra is now in Dubai, on a self-imposed exile, following his ouster over a corruption row. However, that hasn’t stopped him from appearing in events, such as an electronics show in LA.
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Nadech Kugimiya
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Birthdate: December 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mueang Khon Kaen District, Thailand
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Ananda Mahidol
(King of Siam)
Ananda Mahidol
2
Birthdate: September 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: June 9, 1946
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Davika Hoorne
(Actress)
Davika Hoorne
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Yasmin Lee
(Actress)
Yasmin Lee
4
Birthdate: June 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thailand
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Sirindhorn
(Princess of Thailand)
Sirindhorn
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall Dusit Palace, Bangkok, Thailand
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Sirivannavari
(Princess of Thailand)
Sirivannavari
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Pawat Chittsawangdee
3
Birthdate: March 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Amanda Obdam
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phuket, Thailand
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Chai Hansen
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ko Samui, Thailand
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Ubolratana Rajakanya
(Member of Royal Thai Family and Daughter of the King ‘Bhumibol Adulyadej’ and Queen ‘Sirikit’)
Ubolratana Rajakanya
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland

The eldest child of Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Ubolratana Rajakanya received top-notch education at institutes such as MIT and UCLA, and ended up marrying MIT student, Peter Ladd Jensen, thereby giving up her royal title, and living in the US as Julie Jensen. She relocated to Thailand after her divorce.

Suppapong Udomkaewkanjana
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Birthdate: April 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Trat Province, Thailand
Thitipoom Techaapaikhun
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Prajadhipok
(Monarch)
Prajadhipok
2
Birthdate: November 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Siam, Thailand
Died: May 30, 1941
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Atthaphan Phunsawat
2
Birthdate: October 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Florence Faivre
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Puttichai Kasetsin
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ratchaburi, Thailand
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Prachaya Ruangroj
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Sujarinee Vivacharawongse
1
Birthdate: May 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ban Phan Thom, Bangkok, Thailand
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Bajrakitiyabha
(Diplomat)
Bajrakitiyabha
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall, Bangkok, Thailand
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Sineenat
(Thai nurse)
Sineenat
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nan, Thailand
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Sushar Manaying
0
Birthdate: January 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand
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Third Lapat
(Actor, Singer and Member of the Thai Boy Group 'TRINITY')
Third Lapat
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Thai pop singer Lapat Ngamchaweng, better known as Third Lapat or Third Kamikaze, soared to fame with the boy bands Nine by Nine and Trinity. His track Love Warning became a huge hit. He has also endorsed brands such as McDonalds and appeared on the show The Mask Temple Fair.
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Sara Malakul Lane
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Birthdate: February 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guam
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Soamsawali
(Princess)
Soamsawali
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guy's Hospital, London, England
Chanon Santinatornkul
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Cindy Bishop
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Vajiralongkorn
(King of Thailand)
Vajiralongkorn
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Birthdate: July 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

Vajiralongkorn became the king of Thailand at age 64, following his father Bhumibol Adulyadej’s death, becoming the oldest to ascend to the throne. He was once seen dressed in a crop top, with his mistress, in a viral video. He sparked protests after moving to Germany during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Korapat Kirdpan
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Birthdate: December 18, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nonthaburi, Thailand