By: Elena Grace Flores
It is with deep regret to announce that Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died. He’s a revered and unifying figure who embodied the nation in his 70-year reign. He is 88 years old.
[VIDEO]: Video shows the transition of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s existence from his early moments to marriage, family, national events in his ripe life.
The announcement came in a statement from the Royal Palace read on state TV and followed a days-long outpouring of support since the king was hospitalized on October 3. He underwent medical procedures over the weekend.
Peaceful Passing of the unifier
Goodbye, World’s Longest Reigning Monarch
If only he could live longer, his people wishes him that. Now, after taking care of the country, it is now his time to be taken cared of. May he rest in peace. He is greatly loved, indeed!