M.C. Subhadradis Diskul

Portrait of M.C. Subhadradis   Diskul

HSH [His Serene Highness: Mom Chao] Subhadradis Diskul หม่อมเจ้าสุภัทรดิศ ดิศกุล (23 Nov. 1923, Bangkok, Siam – 6 November 2003, Bangkok, Thailand), known as Prince Suphad” among his friends, was a Thai prince, a professor and researcher in art history and archaeology

A son of Prince Damrong Rajanubhab, a grandson of King Mongkut (Rama IV), he studied archaeology at the École du Louvre and the Institute of Archaeology, University of London. The curator of the Bangkok National Museum, he joined Silpakorn University as a professor in the Faculty of Archaeology in 1964, serving as its president from 1982 to 1986. He also headed the SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SPAFA), and presided over the Siam Society from 1979 to 1981.


  • Art in Thailand: A brief history, 1970, Silpakorn University, Bangkok | new edition 1991, Amarin Printing and Publishing, ISBN-13 ‏:978 – 9746002295
  • ประวัติศาสตร์เอเชียอาคเนย์ ถึง พ.ศ. ๒๐๐๐ (History of Southeast Asia until 2000 B.E.) [with George Cœdès], 1992, Samākhom Prawatsāt, Bangkok, ISBN 9789748873541