Bhichai Rattakul

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Rattakul in 2010

Bhichai Rattakul (Thai: พิชัย รัตตกุล, RTGS: Phichai Rattakun; 16 September 1926 – 28 February 2022) was a Thai politician. He served as the Thai deputy prime minister between 1983 and 1990 and again from 1997 to 2000. He was the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President of the National Assembly in 2000. He served as the leader of the Democrat Party from 1982 to 1991. He was also world president of Rotary International between 2002 and 2003.

Rattakul was born in Bangkok to a Thai Chinese family. His wife, Khunying Charoye Rattakul, died in 2014.[1] Rattakul died at a hospital in Bangkok on 28 February 2022 from lung cancer, aged 95.[2]

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  1. "Vale Charoye Rattakul". Rotary District 9685. June 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  2. Pafun (2022-02-28). "พิชัย รัตตกุล เสียชีวิตอย่างสงบที่โรงพยาบาลศิริราช". ประชาชาติธุรกิจ (in Thai). Retrieved 2022-02-28.