Prayut Chan-o-cha

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Prayut Chan-o-cha (sometimes spelled Prayuth Chan-ocha; Thai: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา, pronounced [prā.jút tɕān.ʔōː.tɕʰāː]; born 21 March 1954) is a Thai politician and a retired Royal Thai Army general officer, serving as Prime Minister of Thailand since 2014 and Minister of Defence since 2019. Prayut served as chief of the Thai army from 2010 to 2014 and was the leader of a coup d'etat which installed the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), the military junta which governed Thailand between 22 May 2014 and 10 July 2019. After his appointment as army chief in 2010, Prayut was characterised as a royalist and an opponent of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prayut Chan-o-cha has received more than 1,474,535 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Prayut Chan-o-cha is the 4,878th most popular politician (up from 4,900th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 16th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Thai Politician.

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Among politicians, Prayut Chan-o-cha ranks 4,878 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, Emperor Buretsu, Rusa I, Publius Cornelius Dolabella, Liudolf, Duke of Saxony, and Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence. After him are Bernard of Italy, Francis II, Duke of Lorraine, Al-Qadir, Saad Zaghloul, Verginia, and Franz Mehring.

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Among people born in 1954, Prayut Chan-o-cha ranks 51Before him are Sezen Aksu, Johnny Logan, Robert Kocharyan, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Filip Vujanović, and João Lourenço. After him are Riccardo Patrese, Michael Dudikoff, Uli Stielike, David Grossman, Eric Gerets, and Ross Brawn.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Prayut Chan-o-cha ranks 18 out of 137Before him are Rama III (1788), Rama II of Siam (1767), Emmanuelle Arsan (1932), Pridi Banomyong (1900), Birabongse Bhanudej (1914), and Naresuan (1555). After him are Chaleo Yoovidhya (1923), Srinagarindra (1900), Michael Michai Kitbunchu (1929), Sunanda Kumariratana (1860), Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910), and Jacques Vergès (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Prayut Chan-o-cha ranks 17Before him are Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Rama III (1788), Rama II of Siam (1767), Pridi Banomyong (1900), Birabongse Bhanudej (1914), and Naresuan (1555). After him are Srinagarindra (1900), Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910), Mahidol Adulyadej (1892), Uthong (1314), Thanom Kittikachorn (1911), and Samak Sundaravej (1935).

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