Prime Minister of Thailand


Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of ThailandYingluck Shinawatra

Date of Birth: 21 June 1967
Birth Place: Sam Kamphaeng, Thailand
Political Party: Pheu Thai Party
Arrival in Power: 5 August 2011
Religion: Buddhism
Profession: NA

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Yingluck Shinawatra was born in Sam Kamphaeng, Thailand, in 1967. Yingluck Shinawatra is the current Prime Minister of Thailand. Yingluck Shinawatra studied at Chiang Mai University and at Kentucky State University. Yingluck Shinawatra is the sister of Thaksin Shinawatra who served as Thailand's Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006 before he was overthrown in a military coup.

Yingluck Shinawatra became the leader of the Pheu Thai Party in 2011 just before the general elections that were scheduled for that year. Her Pheu Thai Party obtained a clear majority in the 2011 general elections and she became the next Prime Minister of Thailand. Following plans to pardon several controversial figures in Thailand's politics including Yingluck's brother Thaksin, her government has been hit by intense street protests it remains to be seen how she will deal with this situation.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yingluck_Shinawatra

Updated on: January 19th, 2014

Prime Minister of Thailand


Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva of ThailandAbhisit Vejjajiva

Date of Birth: 3 August 1964
Birth Place: Newcastle, United Kingdom
Political Party: Democratic Party
Arrival in Power: 17 December 2008
Religion: Buddhism
Profession: Economist

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Abhisit Vejjajiva was born in Newcastle, United Kingdom, in 1964. Abhisit Vejjajiva is the current Prime Minister of Thailand. Abhisit Vejjajiva studied at the University of Oxford. Abhisit Vejjajiva was first elected to the Thai parliament in 1992. Abhisit Vejjajiva eventually moved up through the ranks and became the leader of his party, the Democrat Party in 2005. Abhisit Vejjajiva became prime minister in 2008.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abhisit_Vejjajiva

Updated on: January 19th, 2014