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Purachatra Jayakara

Purachatra Jayakara, Prince of Kamphaengphet was a Prince of Siam and a member of the Siamese Royal Family. He founded the House of Chatrajaya (ราชสกุลฉัตรไชย), his descendants still use this royal surname. He was a son of King Chulalongkorn of Siam. He was often called the Father of the Thai radio and the Father of the Thai railways, due to his contributions in both fields.