Nouhak Phoumsavanh

Lao politician (1910-2008)

Nouhak Phoumsavanh or Phoumsavan (Lao: ໜູຮັກ ພູມສະຫວັນ; Thai: หนูฮัก พูมสะหวัน; April 9, 1910[1] – September 9, 2008) was a Laotian politician. He was a longtime Pathet Lao revolutionary and communist party official. He was the 3rd President of Laos from 1992 to 1998.[2]

Nouhak Phoumsavanh
ໜູຮັກ ພູມສະຫວັນ
3rd President of Laos
In office
25 November 1992 – 24 February 1998
Prime MinisterKhamtay Siphandon
Vice PresidentSisavath Keobounphanh
Preceded byKaysone Phomvihane
Succeeded byKhamtai Siphandon
President of the Supreme People's Assembly
In office
Preceded bySouphanouvong
Succeeded bySamane Vignaket
Personal details
Born9 April 1910
Mukdahan, Siam
Died9 September 2008 (aged 98)
Vientiane, Laos
Political partyLao People's Revolutionary Party