Pridi Banomyong

Thai prime minister (1900-1983)

Pridi Banomyong (Thai: ปรีดี พนมยงค์, RTGS: Pridi Phanomyong, pronounced [prīː.dīː pʰā.nōm.jōŋ]; 11 May 1900 – 2 May 1983), also known by his noble title Luang Praditmanutham (Thai: หลวงประดิษฐ์มนูธรรม) was a Thai politician and professor.[1]Template:RP As a Thai Regent, prime minister and senior statesman of Thailand, he also held multiple ministerial posts. He was a leader of the civilian wing of Khana Ratsadon, founder of University of Moral and Political Sciences and the Bank of Thailand.

Pridi Banomyong in 1947.


  1. Banomyong, Pridi (2000). Baker, Chris; Phongpaichit, Pasuk (eds.). Pridi by Pridi: Selected Writing on Life, Politics, and Economy. Bangkok: Silkworm Books. ISBN 9747551357.