Order of the Royal House of Chakri
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|The Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri|
Collar and Star of the Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri
|Awarded by |
the King of Thailand
|Type||Royal family order|
|Motto||"ร.จ.บ.ต.ว.ห.จ.", acronym of "เราจะบำรุงตระกูลวงศ์ให้เจริญ" ("We will maintain our family in prosperity")|
Thai Royal Family |
Foreign Heads of State
|Awarded for||Memorial the Legacy of King Rama I descendants and The prosperity with foreign countries who are friendship with Royal Family members.|
|First induction||6 April 1882|
|Last induction||30 January 2013|
|Next (higher)||Order of the Rajamitrabhorn|
|Next (lower)||Order of the Nine Gems|
Ribbon bar of the Royal House of Chakri
The Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri (Thai: เครื่องขัตติยราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันมีเกียรติคุณรุ่งเรืองยิ่งมหาจักรีบรมราชวงศ์; RTGS: Khrueang Khattiyaratcha-itsariyaphon An Mi Kiattikhun Rung-rueang Ying Maha Chakkri Borommaratchawong) 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.
The Sovereign Grand Master of the order is Knight but the Star and Pendant have been decorated by diamonds and called Maha Savamissaradhibodi. (Thai: มหาสวามิศราธิบดี)
The Queen Consort of the Order is Dame but the Star have been decorated by diamonds and called Maha Savamini. (Thai: มหาสวามินี)
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 breast.
Foreign recipients of the order
- The Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri, Secretariat to the Cabinet of Thailand