|1st President of Laos|
2 December 1975 – 15 August 1991
|Prime Minister||Kaysone Phomvihane|
|Succeeded by||Phoumi Vongvichit|
|President of the Supreme People's Assembly|
|Succeeded by||Nouhak Phoumsavanh|
|Born||13 July 1909|
Luang Phrabang, Laos
|Died||9 January 1995 (aged 85)|
|Political party||Lao People's Revolutionary Party|
Prince Souphanouvong (13 July 1909 – 9 January 1995) was a Laotian politician. He was the first President of Laos from December 1975 to August 1991. He was nicknamed "The Red Prince". He was a founding leader of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.
Souphanouvong died on 9 January 1995 at the age of 86.
References[change | change source]
- Souphanouvong, Prince[permanent dead link]. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. Columbia University Press
- Souphanouvong, "red prince'' of Laos, dies aged 86. Hartford-hwp.com (1995-01-12). Retrieved on 2013-11-17.