Prathes Thai, or Muang-Thai
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Until 24 June 1932 Siam was an absolute monarchy. On that date a coup d’état was effected and a Provisional Constitution Act was promulgated on 27 June. This was replaced by the constitution of 10 Dec. 1932, which in turn was superseded by new constitutions.


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