Order of the Royal House of Chakri

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The Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri
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Star of the Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri
Awarded by
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the King of Thailand
Eligibility Thai Royal Family
Foreign Heads of State
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Knight
First induction 1882
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of the Rajamitrabhorn
Next (lower) Order of the Nine Gems
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Ribbon bar of the Royal House of Chakri

The Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri (Thai: เครื่องขัตติยราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันมีเกียรติคุณรุ่งเรืองยิ่งมหาจักรีบรมราชวงศ์; RTGS: Khrueang Khattiya Ratcha Itsariyaphon An Mi Kiatti Khun Rung Rueang Ying Maha Chakkri Boromma Ratcha Wong) was established in 1882 by King Rama V of The Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand) to commemorate the Bangkok Centennial. The Order is awarded to members of the House of Chakri (the Thai Royal Family), foreign Heads of State and members of other royal houses.

Members of the order are entitled to use the postnominals ม.จ.ก.

Insignia[edit]

The decoration consists of a single class (Knight). The insignia is:

  • Pendant of Chakri, suspended from collar
  • Pendant of Chula Chakri, attached onto the yellow sash, to wear over the left shoulder to the right hip
  • Star of Chakri, to wear on the left chest

Foreign recipients of the Order[edit]

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