Anna Leonowens

Anna Leonowens accepted an invitaiton from the consul in Singapore, Tan Kim Ching, to teach the children and wives of the King of Siam.  She lived and worked in Bangkok from 1862-187 as a teacher and then the king's language secretatry.

In 1870, she published The English Governess at the Siamese Court.

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1862 to 1867