Chatichai Choonhavan

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Chatichai Choonhavan
ชาติชาย ชุณหะวัณ
Chatichai Choonhavan 1976.jpg
Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
4 August 1988 – 23 February 1991
MonarchBhumibol Adulyadej
Preceded byPrem Tinsulanonda
Succeeded byAnand Panyarachun
Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
5 August 1986 – 3 August 1988
Prime MinisterPrem Tinsulanonda
Minister of Industry
In office
5 October 1976 – 6 October 1976
Prime MinisterSeni Pramoj
Succeeded byPerm Limpasawad
In office
20 April 1976 – 23 September 1976
Prime MinisterSeni Pramoj
Preceded bySurin Thepkanjana
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
17 March 1975 – 21 April 1976
Prime MinisterKukrit Pramoj
Preceded byBhichai Rattakul[1]
Succeeded byBhichai Rattakul
Personal details
Born(1920-04-05)5 April 1920
Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok, Siam
Died6 May 1998(1998-05-06) (aged 78)
London, England
NationalityThai
Political partyThai Nation Party (1974–1991)
National Development Party (1992–1998)
Spouse(s)Boonruen Choonhavan
ChildrenKraisak Choonhavan
Signature
Military service
Allegiance Thailand
Branch/service Royal Thai Army
Years of service1940–1998
RankRTA OF-9 (General).svg General
RTN OF-9 (Admiral).svg Admiral
RTAF OF-9 (Air Chief Marshal).svg Air Chief Marshal[2]
Battles/wars

Chatichai Choonhavan (Thai: ชาติชาย ชุณหะวัณ, RTGS: Chatchai Chunhawan, IPA: [t͡ɕʰâːt.t͡ɕʰaːj t͡ɕʰun.hà.wan]; 5 April 1920 – 6 May 1998) was a Thai army officer and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Thailand from August 1988 until he was removed from power of February 1991.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Foreign ministers S-Z". rulers.org. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  2. http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2531/D/175/3.PDF