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||The Prince of Medicine
Phra Chao Boromwongthoe Krom Luang Wongsa Dhiraj Snid, ne Phra Ongchao Nuam, was born on July 9th, 1808.This half brother of King Nang Klao Chaoyouhua, or Rama III, served as a physician to the King, members of the royal family and high ranking noblemen at the rroyal court. His work included the compiling of a large number of tradintional Thai medical ingredients and the classifying of the medicinal properties of herbs following the method of classification practised by Western Physicians. He was the first Thai physician to be granted certificates from associations and institues of medicine, both in Europe and America, and he was invited to become a member of the New York Academy of Medicine.
As well as his knowledge of medicine, the Prince was interested and well versed in literary works. He wrote poetry, one example if which is the second volume of the Chindamanee Proverbial Poems. In the past, his composition was used as a textbook for study of Thai culture. UNESCO proclaimed him an Important Person for the Year 2008-2009 in the category of Sages and Poets.
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