Chai (king of Ayutthaya)

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

Chai (Thai: ไชย), full title in Thai Somdet Chaofa Chai (Thai: สมเด็จเจ้าฟ้าไชย), was a king of Ayutthaya, reigning for nine months in 1656.[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[3]:56


  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., ISBN 9747534584
  3. ^ Chakrabongse, C., 1960, Lords of Life, London: Alvin Redman Limited
Chai (king of Ayutthaya)
Born:  ? Died: 1656
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Prasat Thong
King of Ayutthaya
Succeeded by
Si Suthammaracha