Chuan Leekpai

Thai politician

Chuan Leekpai (Thai: ชวน หลีกภัย, RTGS: Chuan Likphai, pronounced [t͡ɕʰūa̯n lìːk.pʰāj]; Chinese: 呂基文; born 28 July 1938) is a Thai politician. He is the President of the National Assembly of Thailand and the Speaker of the Thai House of Representatives. He was the Thai prime minister from 20 September 1992 to 19 May 1995 and again from 9 November 1997 to 9 February 2001.

Chuan Leekpai

ชวน หลีกภัย
Chuan Leekpai.jpg
Speaker of the House of Representatives
and President of the National Assembly of Thailand
Assumed office
28 May 2019
Preceded byPornpetch Wichitcholchai
(President of the National Legislative Assembly)
Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
9 November 1997 – 9 February 2001
MonarchBhumibol Adulyadej
Preceded byChavalit Yongchaiyudh
Succeeded byThaksin Shinawatra
In office
20 September 1992 – 13 July 1995
MonarchBhumibol Adulyadej
Preceded byAnand Panyarachun
Succeeded byBanharn Silpa-archa
Leader of the Opposition in House of Representatives of Thailand
In office
11 March 2001 – 3 May 2003
Prime MinisterThaksin Shinawatra
Preceded byChavalit Yongchaiyudh
Succeeded byBanyat Bantadtan
In office
4 August 1995 – 8 November 1997
Prime MinisterBanharn Silpa-archa
Preceded byBanharn Silpa-archa
Succeeded byChavalit Yongchaiyudh
Minister of Defence
In office
14 November 1997 – 5 February 2001
Prime Ministerhimself
Preceded byChavalit Yongchaiyudh
Succeeded byChavalit Yongchaiyudh
Leader of the Democrat Party
In office
26 January 1991 – 4 May 2003
Preceded byBhichai Rattakul
Succeeded byBanyat Bantadtan
Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives
In office
26 August 1990 – 9 December 1990
Prime MinisterChatichai Choonhavan
Preceded byArnat Arpapirom
Succeeded byNarong Wongwan
In office
19 December 1981 – 19 March 1983
Prime MinisterPrem Tinsulanonda
Preceded bySanan Kachornprasart
Succeeded byNarong Wongwan
Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
1988–1989
Prime MinisterChatichai Choonhavan
Minister of Public Health
In office
4 August 1988 – 29 December 1989
Prime MinisterPrem Tinsulanonda
Preceded byArnat Arpapirom
Succeeded byNarong Wongwan
Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand
In office
4 August 1986 – 29 April 1988
Preceded byUthai Pimchaichon
Succeeded byPanja Kesornthong
Minister of Commerce
In office
11 March 1981 – 19 December 1981
Prime MinisterPrem Tinsulanonda
Preceded byPunnami Poonnasri
Succeeded byPunnami Poonnasri
Minister of Justice
In office
3 March 1980 – 5 March 1981
Prime MinisterPrem Tinsulanonda
Preceded bySutham Patrakom
Succeeded byMarut Bunnag
In office
25 September 1976 – 6 October 1976
Prime MinisterSeni Pramoj
Preceded byPrasit Kanchanawat
Succeeded bySena Rattamalai
Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
In office
21 April 1976 – 23 September 1976
Prime MinisterSeni Pramoj
Preceded byPreeda Patthanathabut
Nipon Sasithorn
Succeeded bySurin Matdit
Nithipat Chaleechan
Personal details
Born (1938-07-28) 28 July 1938 (age 81)
Mueang Trang, Trang, Siam
NationalityThai
Political partyDemocrat Party
Domestic partnerPakdiporn Sucharitakul
ChildrenSurabot Leekpai [th]
Alma materThammasat University (LL.B.)
The Thai Bar (Barrister)
ProfessionPolitician
Lawyer
Net worth8.2 million baht (2019)[1]
Signature
Military service
AllegianceThailand
Branch/serviceVolunteer Defense Corps
Years of service1993-2001
RankVDC Gen.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tourism minister's wife richest MP to date". Bangkok Post. 22 August 2019. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  2. http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2536/D/020/1.PDF