Bhanurangsi Savangwongse

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Bhanurangsi Savangwongse
Prince of Siam
The Prince Banubandhu Vongsevoradej
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HRH Prince Bhanurangsi Savangwongse
Issue Princess Dibaya Sambandha
Prince Nibandhu Bhanubongse
Prince Sirivongse Vadhanadej
Princess Chalermkhetra Mangala
Prince Suriyon Yiambayab
Prince Ballabh Danai
Princess Rambai Prabha
Prince Abhassornvongse
Prince Birabongse Bhanudej
Prince Naraset Suriyalaksana
Prince Chirasakdi Suprabhat
Full name
HRH Prince Bhanurangsi Savangwongse, The Prince Banubandhu Vongvoradej
House House of Chakri
Father King Mongkut
Mother Queen Debsirindra.
Born (1859-01-11)11 January 1859
Bangkok, Thailand
Died 13 June 1928(1928-06-13) (aged 68)
Bangkok, Thailand

Field Marshal Prince Bhanurangsi Savangwongse, The Prince Banubandhu Vongsevoradej (11 January 1859 – 13 June 1928) (Thai: สมเด็จพระเจ้าบรมวงศ์เธอ เจ้าฟ้าภาณุรังษีสว่างวงศ์ กรมพระยาภาณุพันธุวงศ์วรเดช) was a son of HM King Mongkut of Siam and HM Queen Debsirindra.

Although the Prince held a number of posts in the government of his elder brother, King Chulalongkorn, including the post of Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Siamese Army, he is best remembered as the founder of the Thai postal service.

His most famous son is the Formula One racer, Prince Birabongse Bhanutej Bhanubandh, better known as Prince Bira.