Minister of Interior, former army chief.
Date of Birth: Mon Oct 10, 1949
Born to Lieutenant Chao Paochinda.
- Amnuay Silpa School
- 1967 Thailand’s Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School in 1967 (Class 10)
- 1972 Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (Class 21)
- 1993 B.A. Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University i
- 2001 M.A. National Institute of Development Administration
- 2004 National Defence College of Thailand (Class 26)
- 2007 – 10 Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Army
- 2014 Minister of Interior
Married to Kunlaya Paochinda with 1 son, Yutthaphong Paochinda and 1 daughter, Wimalin Paochinda