|23rd Prime Minister of Thailand|
February 9, 2001 – September 19, 2006
|Preceded by||Chuan Leekpai|
|Succeeded by||Surayud Chulanont|
|Born||July 26, 1949
San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai
|Political party||Thai Rak Thai (formerly)|
|Spouse(s)||Potjaman Shinawatra (1980-2008)|
Thaksin Shinawatra (born July 26, 1949) is a former Prime Minister of Thailand, and he is in exile (as of 2017). He is also a businessman, politician, . He is a former leader of the Thai Rak Thai Party.
Education[change | change source]
- High School- Montfort college, Chiang mai, Thailand.
- University- Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School
- Master's Degree - Eastern Kentucky University, USA
- Doctor's Degree - Sam Houston State University, USA
Family[change | change source]
"[H]is young sister, former prime minister Yingluck, went into hiding [in 2017]. She failed to appear at the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions Positions ... to hear the ruling in her rice-pledging scheme trial".