Thaksin Shinawatra

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Thaksin Shinawatra
Business tycoon turned politician, 23rd prime minister of Thailand
Place of Birth: Chiang Mai
Date of Birth: Tue, 26-Jul-1949
Family Background: Born to Mr. Lert and Mrs. Yindee Shinawatra, a Chinese Thai family.
Education:
  • Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School (class 10)
  • Thai Police Cadet Academy
  • Master's degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University, USA
  • Doctorate in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University in Texas, USA
Career:
  • 1986 founded Advanced Info Service (AIS)
  • 1990 founded Shinawatra Satellite
  • 1998 founded Thai Rak Thai Party (TRT)
  • 2001 - 06 the 23rd prime minister of Thailand
Marital Status: Divorced Khun Ying Potjaman Na Pombejra, one son (Panthongthae), 2 daughters (Pinthongtha, Paetongtarn)
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