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Thaksin Shinawatra
ทักษิณ ชินวัตร
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23rd Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
February 9, 2001 – September 19, 2006
Monarch Rama IX
Preceded by Chuan Leekpai
Succeeded by Surayud Chulanont
Personal details
Born July 26, 1949 (1949-07-26) (age 70)
San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai
Nationality Thai
Political party Thai Rak Thai (formerly)
Spouse(s) Potjaman Shinawatra (1980-2008)
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Thaksin Shinawatra (b. July 26, 1949) is a Thai businessman, politician, former Prime Minister of Thailand. He is a former leader of the Thai Rak Thai Party.

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