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Kaysone Phomvihane

1920 - 1992

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Kaysone Phomvihane (Lao: ໄກສອນ ພົມວິຫານ; 13 December 1920 – 21 November 1992) was the first leader of the Communist Lao People's Revolutionary Party from 1955 until his death in 1992. After the Communists seized power in the wake of the Laotian Civil War, he was the de facto leader of Laos from 1975 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaysone Phomvihane has received more than 231,671 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Kaysone Phomvihane is the 3,304th most popular politician (down from 3,147th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Vietnam and the 9th most popular Vietnamese Politician.

Kaysone Phomvihane is most famous for being the leader of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and the Prime Minister of Laos from 1975 to 1991.

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Among politicians, Kaysone Phomvihane ranks 3,304 out of 15,577Before him are Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia, Christian Rakovsky, Thesh, Abdullah II of Jordan, Oleksandr Turchynov, and Stjepan Radić. After him are Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Mieszko II Lambert, Henry, Count of Portugal, Rudolph II of Burgundy, and Canute V of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1920, Kaysone Phomvihane ranks 45Before him are Timothy Leary, Shelley Winters, Dave Brubeck, Alberto Sordi, Sergei Bondarchuk, and Michèle Morgan. After him are Sun Myung Moon, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Baruj Benacerraf, Walter Nowotny, Gunnar Gren, and Frank Sheeran. Among people deceased in 1992, Kaysone Phomvihane ranks 34Before him are Peyo, Daniel Bovet, Paolo Borsellino, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Günther Anders, and H. L. A. Hart. After him are David Bohm, Sam Walton, Denny Hulme, César Manrique, Albert Pierrepoint, and Peter D. Mitchell.

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In Vietnam

Among people born in Vietnam, Kaysone Phomvihane ranks 15 out of 124Before him are Lê Đức Thọ (1911), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Dương Văn Minh (1916), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), Lady Sun (192), and Ieng Sary (1925). After him are Lê Duẩn (1907), Madame Nhu (1924), Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (1954), Gia Long (1762), Charles Sobhraj (1944), and Lê Lợi (1384).

Among POLITICIANS In Vietnam

Among politicians born in Vietnam, Kaysone Phomvihane ranks 9Before him are Bảo Đại (1913), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Dương Văn Minh (1916), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), Lady Sun (192), and Ieng Sary (1925). After him are Lê Duẩn (1907), Madame Nhu (1924), Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (1954), Gia Long (1762), Lê Lợi (1384), and Minh Mạng (1791).