Who is the Thai crown prince?
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What we know about Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will inherit the Thai throne, the prime minister has said, following the death of his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The 64-year-old, who is the king's only son, will assume a role many in Thailand regard as semi-divine.

Little is known for certain about the crown prince as tough laws restrict public discussion about the monarchy in Thailand, but here's a short look at what we do know.

  • 14 Oct 2016