In 1917 King Rama VI commanded a change of color, making the middle stripe dark blue instead of red. Dark blue was chosen to represent solidarity with the Allies of The Great War whom also had the colors red, white and blue in their flags. The King named the new national flag the ‘Trirong’ and it continues to be used to this day.


  • Title: The Trirong Flag
  • Date Created: 1917

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