Somanass Waddhanawathy

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Somanass Waddhanawathy
Queen Consort of Siam
Born (1834-12-21)21 December 1834
Bangkok, Siam
Died 10 October 1852(1852-10-10) (aged 17)
Bangkok, Siam
Spouse Mongkut (Rama IV)
Issue Prince Somanass
House Chakri Dynasty
Father Prince Lakkhananukhun
Mother Ngiu Suvarnadat

Queen Somanass Waddhanawathy[1][2][3] or Somanass Queen Waddhanawathy[1] (Thai: โสมนัสวัฒนาวดี; (Thai pronunciation: [sǒː.má(ʔ).nát.wát.tʰà(ʔ).nāː.wá(ʔ).diː]; rtgsSomanat Watthanawadi; 1834–1852) was the first queen of Mongkut, the King of Siam, though for only nine months.

Princess Somanass was a daughter of Prince Lakkhananukhun (son of Nangklao) and Ngiu Suvarnadat. Since her father was Phra Ong Chao, Somanass was destined to be Mom Chao. However, Nangklao specially granted her the title of Phra Ong Chao i.e. princess.

In 1851, upon his coronation, Mongkut married Princess Somanass, them she became the queen. In the same year she gave birth to a prince: Somdet Chaofa Somanass, but the prince shortly died. Queen Somanass herself died two months after.

Titles and Styles[edit]

  • Her Serene Highness Princess Somanass (1834-?)
  • Her Royal Highness Princess Somanass Waddhanawathy, the Royal Granddaughter of King Nangklao (? - 1851)
  • Her Majesty Queen Somanass Waddhanawathy (1851–1852)
  • Her Majesty Queen Somanass Waddhanawathy (Posthumous Name in Rama VI)

Ancestors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wichitwathakan, Wibun. Satri sayam nai adit [Feminine Siamese in the past]. Bangkok : Sangsanbooks, 1999, p. 172 (Thai)
  2. ^ Komatra Chuengsatiansup. Krom Luang Wongsa and the House of Snidvongs: Knowledge Transition and the Transformation of Medicine in Early Modern Siam. retrieved 25 August 2013
  3. ^ Cristo Raul. Mongkut. retrieved 25 August 2013
  4. ^ Phlainoi, Sombat. Phraborommarachini lae chaochommanda haeng ratchasamnaksayam [Queen and royal concubines of Siamese court]. Bangkok : Thanbooks, 2011, p. 76 (Thai)
  5. ^ Phlainoi, Sombat. Phraborommarachini lae chaochommanda haeng ratchasamnaksayam [Queen and royal concubines of Siamese court]. Bangkok : Thanbooks, 2011, p. 274 (Thai)