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The Khun Lo Dynasty

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1904 – 1959  H.M. Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Brhat Rajanachakra Lao Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Savangsa Varman [Sisavangvong], King of Laos. b. at the Golden Palace, Luang Prabang, 14th July 1885, as Prince (Anga Sadet Chao Fa Jaya) Khao, eldest surviving son of H.M. Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Luang Prabang Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Sakarindra Ridhi Dharma Varman [Zakarinth], King of Luang Prabang, by his second wife, H.M. Queen (Samdach Brhat Rajini Akkhara Maha Sri) Dungsiri [Thong-sy], educ. Lycée Chasseloup-Laubat, Saigon, and l’École Coloniale, Paris. Proclaimed as King on the death of his father, 26th March 1904. Ascended the throne, at the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, 15th April 1904. Crowned there, with the title of Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Luang Prabang Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Savangsa Varman at Luang Prabang, 4th March 1905. He was forced to cede Sayaboury province to Thailand following the Franco-Thai War and Japanese mediation on 9th May 1941, and was subsequently compensated by the French who ceded Vientiane, Xieng Xouang and Muang Sing (Haut Mekong) 21st August 1941. Received Declared the independence of Laos, under Japanese auspices, 8th April 1945. Reaffirmed his adherance to the French Protectorate, 30th August 1945. Proclaimed King of of a united Laos with the title of Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Brhat Rajanachakra Lao Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Savangsa Varman, 15th September 1945. Rescinded the declaration of independence, 10th October 1945. He was “deposed” as King of Laos by the Provisional National Assembly at Vientiane, for alleged collaborating with the French, 20th October 1945. Reinstated retrospectively and ascended the throne for a second time, 23rd April 1946. Concluded the Franco-Lao Convention, which recognised Laos as an independent Kingdom within the French Union, 19th July 1949. Concluded a Treaty of Friendship and Association with France by which Laos became a fully independent kingdom, 22nd October 1953. Field Marshal Royal Lao Army. General-in-Chief Royal Lao Air Force (RLAF). Founded the Order of the Million Elephants and White Parasol, 1st May 1909 (reformed and expanded 20th November 1927 and 20th November 1950). Rcvd: the Kim Khanh Decoration 1st class of Annam, Knt of the Order Maha Chakri of Thailand (20.7.1955), GC of the Orders of the Dragon of Annam (4.3.1905), Royal Order of Cambodia (4.3.1905), Legion of Honour of France (20.11.1927, Cdr 4.3.1905), Crown of Belgium (1933), and the National Order of Merit of Vietnam (1955), GO of the Orders of the Black Star of Benin of France, Cdr of the Order of Suvadara of Cambodia, and French War Cross with palm (1949), etc. m. (first) at Luang Prabang, 1905, H.M. Queen (Samdach Brhat Rajini Ek Akkhara Maha Sri) Kamavani Dungsiri [Kham-Ouane Thongsi] [Queen of the Right] (b. at Luang Prabang, 15th July 1885; d. at the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, 5th June 1915). m. (second) at Luang Prabang, 1905, his half sister, H.M. Queen (Samdach Brhat Rajini Akkhara Maha Sri) Kamabani [Kham-Phane] [Queen of the Left] (b. at Luang Prabang, 1896; d.s.p. there, 10th August 1983), rcvd: GC (special grade) of the Order of Chula Chom Klao of Thailand (20.7.1955), second daughter of H.M. Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Luang Prabang Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Sakarindra Ridhi Dharma Varman [Zakarinth], King of Luang Prabang, by wife, H.H. Princess (Sadet Chao Nying) Kanthi [Chanthy]. m. (third) ca 1905, Mom Kamabiva [Kham-phew], a commoner. m. (fourth) ca 1906, Mom Kamala [Kham-La], a commoner. m. (fifth) ca 1910, Mom Kamabuvani [Kham-Boua] (d. at Luang Prabang, 1920), a commoner. m. (sixth) ca 1913, H.H. Princess (Sadu Chao Nying) Kamadhani [Kham-Tan]. m. (seventh) ca 1915, H.H. Princess (Sadu Chao Nying) Kamavani [Kham-oune] , daughter of H.R.H. Prince Ko, by his wife, H.H. Princess Duangbadani [Duongphath], daughter of H.H. Prince Kamsadakama [Kamsathkham]. m. (eighth) ca 1916, H.R.H. Princess (Anga Sadet Chao Fa Nying) Kamaduni [Kham-tune] (b. ca. 1900; d. at the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, 1974), third daughter of H.M. Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Luang Prabang Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Sakarindra Ridhi Dharma Varman [Zakarinth], King of Luang Prabang, by his wife, H.H. Princess (Sadet Chao Nying) Kamapiri [Khampin]. m. (ninth) ca 1919, Mom Kamadevi [Kham-tip] (d. at the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, 1930), daughter of Phanya Xieng Neua (grandson of Phanya Meuang Saen). m. (tenth) ... m. (eleventh) (div.)... m. (twelfth) (div.) ... m. (thirteenth) (div.) Mom Kanya (m. second, ...), she left the palace voluntarily to remarry, leaving behind her only child by the King. m. (fourteenth) ca 1923, H.H. Princess (Sadu Chao Nying) Kamabiva I [Kham-phew I] (d. at the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, 1929). m. (fifteenth) before 1924, ... m. (sixteenth) ca 1927, H.H. Princess (Sadu Chao Nying) Indrakama [Inkham], younger daughter of H.H. Prince Jayasena [Sayasane], Prince Sri Dibudinha, by his second wife, Mom Pong. m. (seventeenth) Mom Chandra Siri [Chansy] (b. 1900; d. at Luang Prabang, 27th December 1984), a commoner. m. (eighteenth) H.R.H. Princess (Anga Sadet Chao Fa Nying) Kamabiva II [Kham-phew II] (b. 1912), daughter of his half-brother, H.R.H. Prince Sri Sunjaya [Sisonsai]. He d. at the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, 29th October 1959, having had issue, about fifty children by eighteen wives (fourteen children dying young, drowned in a boating accident in the Mekong in 1931:
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