Siddhi Savetsila

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Siddhi Savetsila

Siddhi Savetsila (1980).jpg
Siddhi Savetsila (1980)
Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
15 January 1986 – 5 August 1986
Prime MinisterPrem Tinsulanonda
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
11 February 1980 – 26 August 1990
Prime MinisterKriangsak Chamanan
Prem Tinsulanonda
Chatichai Choonhavan
Preceded byUpadit Pachariyangkun
Succeeded bySubin Pinkayan
Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
In office
24 May 1979 – 11 February 1980
Prime MinisterKriangsak Chamanan
Personal details
Born(1919-01-07)7 January 1919
Bangkok, Thailand
Died5 December 2015(2015-12-05) (aged 96)
Bangkok, Thailand
Political partySocial Action Party (1983–1990)
Other political
affiliations
Free Thai Movement
OccupationPolitician
Diplomat
Air Force Officer
Signature
Military service
Allegiance Thailand
Branch/serviceFlag of the Royal Thai Air Force.svg Royal Thai Air Force
Volunteer Defense Corps
RankAir Chief Marshal[1]
VDC Lt.Col.[2]
Battles/warsPacific War

Siddhi Savetsila (Thai: สิทธิ เศวตศิลา, RTGS: Sitthi Sawetsila, Thai pronunciation: [sìttʰìʔ sàʔwèːtsìʔlaː], 7 January 1919 – 5 December 2015) was a Thai air force officer and politician. He served as the foreign minister of Thailand from 1980 to 1990. He was the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand serving from January through August 1986. He has been a member of the Privy Council of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Savetsila died at the age of 96 in Bangkok on 5 December 2015.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2523/D/025/551.PDF
  2. http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2500/D/068/1994_1.PDF
  3. Limited, Bangkok Post Public Company. "Privy councillor Siddhi dies at 96". https://www.bangkokpost.com. External link in |website= (help)