Thailand was ruled by regents until Phumiphon (or Bhumibol) was formally crowned Rama IX in 1950. Here, a picture of the king and his then-fiancee.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej with his future wife
The King and Queen with newborn Princess Ubol Ratana
This image of King Bhumibol and Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn performing jazz was shown in Vogue circa 1965.
The King and Queen at a commencement ceremony at the University of Bangkok
King Bhumibol And Queen Sirikit Getting To Gatwick Airport On An Official Visit To Queen Of England And Prince Philip
King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit of Thailand at King's Beeches, their private residence in Sunninghill, Berkshire
From left to right, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, the King, Princess Sirindhorn, the Queen, Princess Chulabhorn and Princess Ubol Ratana.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, aka Rama IX, and austrian president Adolf Scharf in Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria
King Bhumibol presides over the building of a bridge over the Chao Phraya river
The King and Queen
The King with president Jacques Chirac in 2006
King Bhumibol embraces modern technology and his love of photography at the age of 80