Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena

1887 - 1947

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Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena (29 March 1887 – 14 February 1947) (short form: Phraya Phahon), born as Phot Phahonyothin, was a Thai military leader and politician. He became the second prime minister of Siam in 1933 after ousting his predecessor in a coup d'état. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena has received more than 97,657 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena is the 11,491st most popular politician (down from 9,834th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 38th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Thai Politician.

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Among politicians, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena ranks 11,491 out of 19,576Before him are Henri Namphy, Newt Gingrich, Tenoch, Ruben III, Prince of Armenia, Simon II, Duke of Lorraine, and József Eötvös. After him are Johannes van den Bosch, Ioannis Alevras, John Albert II, Sergei Stanishev, Acfred, Duke of Aquitaine, and Jeannette Rankin.

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Among people born in 1887, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena ranks 158Before him are Chico Marx, Norman L. Bowen, Peter Arshinov, Marc Mitscher, Hector Hodler, and Alan Cunningham. After him are Aldo Leopold, Ernst Toch, Armen Ohanian, Josef Frings, Maria Jeritza, and Pyotr Nesterov. Among people deceased in 1947, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena ranks 123Before him are Stepan Petrichenko, Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Gyula Károlyi, Willa Cather, Maxwell Perkins, and Marc Mitscher. After him are Rosalia Zemlyachka, Giuseppe Volpi, Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller, Felix Timmermans, Emil Racoviță, and Siegfried Kasche.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena ranks 56 out of 186Before him are Chatichai Choonhavan (1920), Thanin Kraivichien (1927), Seni Pramoj (1905), Borommatrailokkanat (1431), Prasat Thong (1599), and Prawit Wongsuwon (1945). After him are Saovabha Phongsri (1861), Apasra Hongsakula (1947), Anand Panyarachun (1932), Chavalit Yongchaiyudh (1932), Sunthorn Phu (1786), and Rambai Barni (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena ranks 43Before him are Chatichai Choonhavan (1920), Thanin Kraivichien (1927), Seni Pramoj (1905), Borommatrailokkanat (1431), Prasat Thong (1599), and Prawit Wongsuwon (1945). After him are Anand Panyarachun (1932), Chavalit Yongchaiyudh (1932), Banharn Silpa-archa (1932), Suchinda Kraprayoon (1933), Damrong Rajanubhab (1862), and Kriangsak Chamanan (1917).