People Who Studied Abroad #732:
Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand (Rama IX) and the world’s longest-serving current head of state
Born in the United States (while his father was attending Harvard), raised in Thailand and Switzerland
He began his elementary school at Mater Dei school in Bangkok, but then continued his education at the Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande in Lausanne, Switzerland. As the younger son of a younger son, he was not expected to ascend to the throne. He studied science at the University of Lausanne, then after he became king he continued studying in Lausanne but switched his studies to law and political science (his uncle served as Prince Regent during this time).