Famous Thai Leaders

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Thaksin Shinawatra
(23rd Prime Minister of Thailand)
Thaksin Shinawatra
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Birthdate: July 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Kamphaeng District, Thailand
Thaksin Shinawatra, a successful businessman, was once one of Thailand’s richest men. The former prime minister of Thailand, Shinawatra is now in Dubai, on a self-imposed exile, following his ouster over a corruption row. However, that hasn’t stopped him from appearing in events, such as an electronics show in LA.
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Yingluck Shinawatra
(Prime Minister of Thailand (2011 - 2014))
Yingluck Shinawatra
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Birthdate: June 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Kamphaeng District, Thailand

Born into an affluent business and political family of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra received an elite education. She became the country’s first female prime minister but later fled the country when charges of corruption were brought against her. It is believed she is now exiled in London.

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Prayut Chan-o-cha
(Prime minister of Thailand)
Prayut Chan-o-cha
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Birthdate: March 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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 4 
Srinagarindra
(Politician)
Srinagarindra
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Birthdate: October 21, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nonthaburi, Thailand
Died: July 18, 1995
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 5 
Abhisit Vejjajiva
(Economist, Politician, University teacher)
Abhisit Vejjajiva
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Birthdate: August 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne

Born to Thai-Chinese medical professors in England, academic and politician Abhisit Vejjajiva was educated at the elite institutes Eton and Oxford. He later joined Thailand’s Democrat Party and became famous for his policies such as free education. In 2008, he became Thailand’s youngest prime minister in over 50 years.

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Plaek Phibunsongkhram
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Birthdate: July 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nonthaburi, Thailand
Died: June 11, 1964
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Pridi Phanomyong
(Politician)
Pridi Phanomyong
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Birthdate: May 11, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Died: May 2, 1983
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Chuan Leekpai
(Politician)
Chuan Leekpai
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Birthdate: July 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mueang Trang District, Thailand
 9 
Sarit Thanarat
(Politician)
Sarit Thanarat
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Birthdate: June 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: December 8, 1963
 10 
Thanom Kittikachorn
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Birthdate: August 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tak
Died: June 16, 2004
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Samak Sundaravej
(Prime minister of Thailand for several months (January–September) in 2008)
Samak Sundaravej
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Birthdate: June 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: October 24, 2009
 12 
Surin Pitsuwan
(Politician)
Surin Pitsuwan
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Birthdate: October 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand
Died: November 30, 2017
 13 
Seni Pramoj
(Diplomat)
Seni Pramoj
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Birthdate: May 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nakhon Sawan, Siam, Thailand
Died: July 28, 1997
 14 
Chatichai Choonhavan
(Political Leader)
Chatichai Choonhavan
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Birthdate: April 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: May 6, 1998
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Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul
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Birthdate: September 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nonthaburi, Thailand
 16 
Banharn Silpa-archa
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Birthdate: August 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Suphan Buri, Thailand
Died: April 23, 2016
 17 
Mechai Viravaidya
(Politician)
Mechai Viravaidya
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Birthdate: January 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thailand
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Kukrit Pramoj
(Politician)
Kukrit Pramoj
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Birthdate: April 20, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: In Buri, Thailand
Died: October 9, 1995
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Iajuddin Ahmed
(Former President of Bangladesh)
Iajuddin Ahmed
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Birthdate: February 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munshiganj
Died: December 10, 2012

President of Bangladesh from 2002 to 2009 and Acting Prime Minister of Bangladesh in 2006-2007, Iajuddin Ahmed was a respected professor at University of Dhaka, having a doctorate in Soil Science, before he joined politics. Remembered for developing a process that preserved nutrients in soil, he also held the posts of Chairman of the Soil Science Department of Dhaka University

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Nouhak Phoumsavan
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Birthdate: April 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mukdahan, Thailand
Died: September 9, 2008
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Khuang Aphaiwong
(Former Prime Minister of Thailand)
Khuang Aphaiwong
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Birthdate: May 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Battambang, Cambodia
Died: March 15, 1968

Khuang Aphaiwong was a Thai politician best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Thailand on three occasions between 1944 and 1948. He also served as the Leader of the Democrat Party from 1946 to 1968.

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Sunthorn Kongsompong
(Military officer)
Sunthorn Kongsompong
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Birthdate: August 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thailand
Died: August 2, 1999
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Binnya Dala
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Birthplace: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Died: November 30, 1774
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Phao Sriyanond
(Political figure)
Phao Sriyanond
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Birthdate: March 1, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phitsanulok, Thailand
Died: November 21, 1960