Chai (king of Ayutthaya)

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King of Ayutthaya Kingdom
King of Siam
Reign 1656
Predecessor Somdet Phra Chao Prasat Thong
Successor Somdet Phra Si Suthammaracha
Full name
Somdet Chao Fa Chai
Somdet Phra Sanphet VI
House Prasat Thong Dynasty
Father Somdet Phra Chao Prasat Thong
Died 1656
Wat Kok Phraya,Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District,Ayutthaya

Chai (Thai: ไชย), full title in Thai Somdet Chaofa Chai (Thai: สมเด็จเจ้าฟ้าไชย), was the King of Thailand in 1656 (9 months). He was 25th king of Ayutthaya [1]

Upon the death of Prasat Thong, Chaofa Chai, his eldest son, became king. However, he had been on the throne a year when his uncle Phraya Si Suthum Rachs and younger brother Phra Narai arrested the king and executed him.[2]:216-217


  1. ^ van der Cruysse, D. (2002). Siam and the West, 1500-1700, Silkworm Books
  2. ^ Rajanubhab, D., 2001, Our Wars With the Burmese, Bangkok: White Lotus Co. Ltd., ISBN9747534584
Chai (king of Ayutthaya)
Born:  ? Died: 1656
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Prasat Thong
King of Ayutthaya
Succeeded by
Si Suthammaracha