Government Official

Suchinda Kraprayoon
(สุจินดา คราประยูร)

Suchinda Kraprayoon<br>(สุจินดา คราประยูร)

Former Army Chief and the 19th Prime Minister of Thailand

Place of Birth: Nakhon Pathom

Date of Birth: Sun Aug 06, 1933

Family Background:

Born into a Thai family of Chinese and Mon descent


  • Amnuayslip School
  • Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (Class 5)
  • US Army Command and General Staff Course at the Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA
  • US Army Command and General Staff Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA


  • 1990 Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army
  • 1991 Commander-in-Chief of the Supreme Command Headquarters
  • 1992 Prime Minister of Thailand

Marital Status:

Married Khunying Wannee Kraprayoon (Noonpakdee)