Narisa Chakrabongse

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Narisa Chakrabongse
Mom Rajawongse
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Spouse Allen Levy (div.)
Korsvasti Svasti Thomson
Issue Hugo Chula Alexander Levy
Dominic Phuwasawat Chakrabongse
House House of Chakrabongse
Father Prince Chula Chakrabongse
Mother Elisabeth Hunter
Born (1956-08-02) August 2, 1956 (age 57)
London, England
Religion Buddhism

Mom Rajawongse Narisa Chakrabongse (Thai: นริศรา จักรพงษ์, born August 2, 1956[1][2]) is the only daughter of Prince Chula Chakrabongse and his English wife Elisabeth Hunter.

Narisa Chakrabongse married Allen Levy and had a son, the musician Hugo Chula Alexander or Chulachak Chakrabongse. Later they divorced and she remarried Korsvasti Svasti Thomson, son of Mom Rajawongse Sai Svasti Svastivatana and Gary Thomson, and had a son, Dominic Phuwasawat Chakrabongse.

She is the CEO of River Books which publishes a wide range of books on Southeast Asian art and culture and the editor of the Oxford River Books English-Thai Dictionary.[3] Chakrabongse Villas, the family home, is a small boutique hotel in Bangkok.[4] She is the founding president of Green World Foundation (GWF), an environmental campaign organisation promoting education and awareness about issues relating to the environment in schools.[5] A well-known media personality in Thailand, she withdrew from the torch-running ceremony for the 2008 Summer Olympics, protesting against China's actions in Tibet, the first person to do so on political grounds, though others followed.[6] She is on the board of The Anglo-Thai Society, promoting good relations and cultural interchange between Thailand and the UK.

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  1. ^ Soravij. "Chakrabongse". Retrieved 2009-05-24. 
  2. ^ HRH Prince Chula CHAKRABONGSE
  3. ^ "River Books Website". Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Chakrabongse Villas Website". Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  5. ^ "Green World Foundation Website". Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  6. ^ "Narisa, activists boycott Beijing Olympics", Bangkok Post, March 22, 2008