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Kings of Lanna Period

(Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Chiang Saen)

Mangrai

1259-1317

King Mengrim a Ngong Yang chief mixed with Thai and Lawa blood embarked on a grand scheme for conquering the whole northern region where he founded Chaing Rai, seized Haripunchai in 1292, annexed Payao and , in 1296 founded his new capital of Chiang Mai


Chai Songkhram

1317-1318


Saen Phu

1318-1319


Khrua

1319-1322


Nam Thuam

1322-1324


Saen Phu (second reign)

1324-1328


Kham Fu

1328-1337


Pha Yu

1337-1355


Ku Na

1355-1385


Saen Muang Ma

1385-1401


Sam Fang Kaen

1401-1441


Tilokaratcha

1441-1487


Yot Chiang Rai

1487-1495


Muang Kaeo

1495-1526


Ket Chettharat

1526-1538


Thao Chai

1538-1543


Ket Chettharat (second reign)

1543-1545


Chiraprapha (queen)

1545-1546


Setthathirat of Lan Xang

1546-1551


Thao Mae Ku (queen)

1551


Mekuti of Nai

1551-1564

The Burmese invaded Lanna in 1558 because of a quarrel over an image of the Buddha, which led to Lanna becoming a vassal state of the King of Pegu, governed by Burmese appointed rulers , and that it was King Naresuan of Ayutthaya, fighting the Burmese who had invaded Siam, expelled these rulers from Lanna in 1598 and that for the next 17 years Lanna remained under Ayutthaya  control?


Wisutthithewi (queen)

1564-1578


"Burmese suzerainty "

[1578-1775]


A rebellion by Lanna General Thip, who defeated a Burmese army proclaimed himself King of Lampang. And his successors eventually ruled up to the 19th century? But before that, the King of Ava (Burma) sent army after army into Lanna and Siam, and after the fall of Ayutthaya, Kawila of Lampang and King Taksin of Thonburi joined forces against the Burmese. In 1615 Burma reestablished control over Lanna, which lasted over a century.


Chao (Princes) of Chiang Mai

Kavila 17 75-17 81

(in Lampang)

 

17 81-1813 (in Chiang Mai)


Thammalangka

1813-1821


Kham Pan

1821-1825


Phutthawong

1825-1846


Mahawong

1846-1854


Kavilorot

1856-1870


Intanon

1870-1897


Suriyawong

1901-1911


    Chao Kaew Nawarat

In Kaeo Nowarat

1911-1939

The independent but impoverished, 19th-century Lanna was governed by the family of Kawila, nominally a vassal of Thailand, but in fact autonomous. Not until 1874 was a Thai High Commissioner sent by Rama V   to the region was slowly incorporated into the Thai kingdom, and that Laos.


    

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