Samak Sundaravej

1935 - 2009

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Samak Sundaravej (Thai: สมัคร สุนทรเวช, RTGS: Samak Sunthorawet, pronounced [sā.màk sǔn.tʰɔ̄.rā.wêːt]; 13 June 1935 – 24 November 2009) was a Thai politician who briefly served as the Prime Minister of Thailand and Minister of Defense in 2008, as well as the leader of the People's Power Party in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samak Sundaravej has received more than 124,804 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 39 in 2019). Samak Sundaravej is the 8,627th most popular politician (down from 7,914th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 31st in 2019) and the 25th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Samak Sundaravej ranks 8,627 out of 15,577Before him are Theobald I, Count of Blois, Antoine III de Gramont, Berthold II, Duke of Swabia, Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony, Svatopluk, Duke of Bohemia, and Pierre Nkurunziza. After him are Agnes of Dampierre, Wifred II, Count of Barcelona, Publius Vatinius, Étienne Tshisekedi, Luis García Meza, and Giovanni Battista Guadagnini.

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Among people born in 1935, Samak Sundaravej ranks 144Before him are France-Albert René, Don Norman, Armando Manzanero, Tarcísio Meira, Peter Schreier, and Orlando Peçanha. After him are Giovanni Lajolo, Geoffrey Lewis, Oleg Tabakov, Yvon Douis, Hans Tilkowski, and Vasily Livanov. Among people deceased in 2009, Samak Sundaravej ranks 106Before him are Tomohiko Ikoma, Oleg Yankovsky, Manea Mănescu, Robert Enke, Stephen Toulmin, and Al Martino. After him are Yegor Gaidar, Eric Woolfson, Susanna Agnelli, John Hughes, Marilyn Chambers, and Willy DeVille.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Samak Sundaravej ranks 35 out of 155Before him are Ajahn Chah (1918), Sarit Thanarat (1908), Mahidol Adulyadej (1892), Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910), Sirindhorn (1955), and Tony Jaa (1976). After him are Srinagarindra (1900), Ekkathat (1800), Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena (1887), Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (1958), Somchai Wongsawat (1947), and Surayud Chulanont (1943).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Samak Sundaravej ranks 25Before him are Birabongse Bhanudej (1914), Si Inthrathit (1188), Uthong (1314), Sarit Thanarat (1908), Mahidol Adulyadej (1892), and Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910). After him are Srinagarindra (1900), Ekkathat (1800), Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena (1887), Somchai Wongsawat (1947), Surayud Chulanont (1943), and Chuan Leekpai (1938).