Abhisit Vejjajiva
(อภิสิทธิ์ เวชชาชีวะ)

Abhisit Vejjajiva<br>(อภิสิทธิ์ เวชชาชีวะ)

The 27th Prime Minister of Thailand, ex-Democrat Party leader

Place of Birth: Outside Thailand

Date of Birth: Mon Aug 03, 1964

Family Background:

Born to Dr. Athasit Vejjajiva and Dr. Sodsai Vejjajiva, a Thai Chinese (Hakka) family.


  • Primary: Chulalongkorn University’s Demonstration School and Scaitcliffe School, UK
  • Secondary: Eton College, UK
  • Bachelor’s degree (first class honours) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, St John’s College, Oxford, UK


  • 1992: Democrat MP for Bangkok
  • 1997: Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office
  • 2005: Democrat Party leader
  • 2008: Prime Minister of Thailand

Marital Status:

Married Dr Pimpen Sakuntabhai with 2 children, Prang and Punnasit