Thaksin Shinawatra

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Thaksin Shinawatra
ทักษิณ ชินวัตร
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23rd Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
February 9, 2001 – September 19, 2006
Monarch Rama IX
Preceded by Chuan Leekpai
Succeeded by Surayud Chulanont
Personal details
Born (1949-07-26) July 26, 1949 (age 69)
San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai
Nationality Thai
Political party Thai Rak Thai (formerly)
Spouse(s) Potjaman Shinawatra (1980-2008)
Religion Buddhism

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.

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"[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".[1]

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