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Anand Panyarachun
(อานันท์ ปันยารชุน)

Anand Panyarachun<br>(อานันท์ ปันยารชุน)

The 18th Prime Minister of Thailand

Place of Birth: Bangkok

Date of Birth: Tue Aug 09, 1932

Family Background:

Born to Praya Preechanusorn and Khunying Preechanusorn, a Mon (father) and Thai-Chinese (mother) family


  • Secondary: Amnuaysilpa and Bangkok Christian College
  • College:Dulwich College
  • Bachelor in Laws (honoured) from Trinity College, Cambridge


  • 1967: Ambassador of Thailand to the United Nations
  • 1976: Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1991-92: Prime Minister of Thailand (second term)


  • 1997: Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service

Marital Status:

Married to Mom Rajawong Sodsrisuriya Chakkraphan with 2 daughters, Mrs. Nanda Krairisk and Mrs. Daranee Charoenrachapak