Piyamavadi

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Piyamavadi
Princess Queen's Mother of Siam
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Born(1838-03-05)5 March 1838
Bangkok, Siam
Died3 April 1904(1904-04-03) (aged 66)
Bangkok, Siam
SpouseMongkut (Rama IV)
IssuePrince Unakan Ananta Norajaya
Prince Devawongse Varopakarn
Queen Sunandha Kumariratana
Queen Savang Vadhana
Queen Saovabha Phongsri
Prince Svasti Sobhana
HouseChakri Dynasty
FatherLord Asasamdaeng (Taeng Suchritakul)
MotherDame Sucharitthamrong (Nag Sucharitakul)

Princess Piyamavadi Sri Bajarindra Mata (Thai: สมเด็จพระปิยมาวดี ศรีพัชรินทรมาตา; RTGSPiyamawadi Siphatcharinthramata) or Chao Khun Chom Manda Piam (Thai: เจ้าคุณจอมมารดาเปี่ยม) née Piam Sucharitakul (Thai: เปี่ยม สุจริตกุล; RTGSPiam Sucharitakun) was one of the royal wives of King Mongkut and was of Thai-Chinese descent.

When her grandson, Crown Prince Maha Vajiravudh (Rama VI) acceded to the throne to be King Vajiravudh, he promoted her as Princess Piyamavadi Sri Bajarindra Mata (meaning: Piam, Princess Mother of Queen Sri Bajarindra).

She had six children with King Mongkut:

  1. Prince Unakan Ananta Norajaya
  2. Prince Devan Uthayawongse (Later Prince Devavongse Varoprakarn)
  3. Princess Sunandha Kumariratana (Later Queen Sunandha Kumariratana)
  4. Princess Savang Vadhana (Later Queen Sri Savarindira, the Queen Grandmother)
  5. Princess Saovabha Bongsi (Later Queen Sri Bajarindra, the Queen Mother)
  6. Prince Svasti Sobhana (Later Prince Svastivatana Visishta)