Thai Calendar Conversion - How old is a Thai person born in 2517?
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18 Dec 2002 13:05 PST
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If a student from Thailand was born in 2517 how old is that student today? In Western years. Please provide a source and your math on how you converted the Thai year to a Western/Gregorian year.
Re: Thai Calendar Conversion - How old is a Thai person born in 2517?
Answered By: deadlychiapet-ga on 18 Dec 2002 13:19 PST
Hi there, The Thai calendar is 543 years ahead of the Gregorian calendar. In your question above the student was born in 2517, which in the Gregorian calendar is 1974 (2517-543=1974). That would make the student 28 years old this year. Hope that answers your question! If not, please feel free to ask for clarification before rating this answer. Deadlychiapet-ga Additional links: C.5) Traditional Thai Calendar System http://www.faqs.org/faqs/thai/culture/section-5.html The Thai Calendar http://www.amari.com/event/ht/calendar.htm Google search terms used: thai calendar
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Thanks for a quick answer. Exactly what I wanted to know.
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