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Prayut Chan-o-cha
ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา
Prime Minister of Thailand
Incumbent
Assumed office
25 Aug 2014
Monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej
Vajiralongkorn
Preceded by himself (as Leader of the National Peace and Order Maintaining Council)
Leader of the National Peace and Order Maintaining Council
In office
22 May 2014 – 25 Aug 2014
Monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej
Preceded by Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan (Temporary Prime Minister)
Succeeded by himself (as Prime Minister)
Commander-in-Chief
of the Royal Thai Army
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 October 2010
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva
Yingluck Shinawatra
Preceded by Anupong Paochinda
Personal details
Born 21 March 1954 (1954-03-21) (age 65)
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Military service
Allegiance  Thailand
Service/branch Flag of the Royal Thai Army.svg Royal Thai Army
Rank Thai army O9.png General

General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Thai: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา; born 21 March 1954) is a former Thai army officer and is the Prime Minister of Thailand. He is a former Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army.

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