Chuan Leekpai

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Birthday
28, 1938
Birthplace
Thailand
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Thailand

About

Politician who was the Prime Minister of Thailand from 1992 to 1995 and then again from 1997 to 2001. While in office he notable extended Thailand's social security system.

Before Fame

He went to school in Bangkok for 6 years before studying law at Thammasat University.

Trivia

He was Parliament Speaker in 1987 and was elected Prime Minister in 1992 after the abortive coup by General Suchinda Kraprayoon, thus becoming Thailand's first prime minister to come to power without aristocratic or military backing.

Family Life

His parents were half Chinese and his father worked as a teacher.

Associated With

Another controversial leader like him is Vladimir Putin.