Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn Today Became The King

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Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is made king 50 days after the death of his father, Bhumibol Adulyadej
Accepted invitation from parliament to succeed his brother, and was crowned at Dusit Palace in Bangkok
Palace workers seen lying on the floor behind him - similar to scenes in the 1956 film The King and I 

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