Sathiankoset, Yong

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Sathiankoset, Yong Gender: M
Phya Anuman Rajadhon
born on 14 December 1888 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Bangkok, Thailand, 13n45, 100e31
Timezone LST m100e31 (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 22°30' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°25 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 01°51'


Thai scholar. He was a self-trained linguist, anthropologist and ethnographer who became an authority on the culture of Thailand. Phraya Anuman Rajadhon was his noble title. He also took his family name, Sathiankoset, as a pen name by which he is well known. His prolific work and his interest in a multitude of culture-related fields, from folklore to sociology, set the foundations for a long-lasting cultural awareness among young Thai scholars. He died on July 12, 1969.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Looking Back: Book One" by Anuman Rajadhon (Phrayā) (Chulalongkorn University Press, 1992), pp. 1+3: "According to the solar calendar, I was bom on Friday, December 14, 1888. ... The time of my birth was recorded as mong chaw, which means 'the first hour in the morning,' or 7 o'clock."


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Ethnologist
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist