||His Royal Highness Prince Kitiyakara Voralaksana, Prince
of Chandaburi, was the12th child of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn by Chao
Chom Manda Uam, daughter of His Excellency Phraya Bisalya Sombati Boriburana
of the Bisalyaputra family.
The prince was one of the first sons to be sent to England
for his education. On his return to Siam, he became Minister of Finance,
a Member of the Privy Council for King Rama V and later on Rama VI, and
was the President of the Commission for the Advancement of Commerce and
Minister of Commerce. He is remebered as the forefather of the Thai
Ministry of Commerce.
The descendants of the Prince of Chandaburi uses the surname
of Kitiyakara, among whom Her Majesty Queen Sirikit is a family member.
His Royal Highness died in 1931, at the age of 57.