King Rama IX

 Coat-of-arms of Bhumibol Adulyadej, king of Thailand (Rama IX) since 1946

Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927-).   Technology enthusiast.
King Rama IX of Thailand (since 1946).

Rama IX  is possibly the only monarch holding patents.  He was granted one in 1993 for a waste water aerator named "Chai Pattana".  He has also been awarded several patents for rainmaking since 1955:  The so-called "sandwich" rainmaking patent in 1999 and the "supersandwich" patent in 2003.  He was granted European Patent  # 1491088  on October 12, 2005 for "Royal Rainmaking Technology".
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