Suraphol Sombatcharoen

1930 - 1968

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Suraphol Sombatcharoen (15 September 1930 – 16 August 1968) (Thai: สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ) was a Thai luk thung singer. Dubbed the "King of Luk Thung", he was one of the first and most important stars of the genre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Suraphol Sombatcharoen has received more than 24,669 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Suraphol Sombatcharoen is the 872nd most popular singer (up from 1,009th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Thailand and the 2nd most popular Thai Singer.

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Among singers, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 872 out of 3,541Before him are Patti LaBelle, Belinda Carlisle, Kirsti Sparboe, Ice MC, Andrea True, and Dave Benton. After him are Lauritz Melchior, Toni Braxton, Blixa Bargeld, Burning Spear, Carl Wilson, and Haykanoush Danielyan.

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Among people born in 1930, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 292Before him are Theodore Edgar McCarrick, Giuliano Montaldo, Marco Pannella, Jean Tabary, Robert Atkins, and Sandra Day O'Connor. After him are Hector Bianciotti, Christian Tumi, Arsenio Iglesias, Shel Silverstein, Kenneth Frampton, and Bayram Şit. Among people deceased in 1968, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 130Before him are Jess Willard, Nikifor, Ivan Pyryev, Fay Bainter, Ruth St. Denis, and Mervyn Peake. After him are Ugo Frigerio, Joseph Pholien, Eben Dönges, Abel Bonnard, Dorothy Gish, and Ludowika Jakobsson.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 48 out of 137Before him are Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena (1887), Phraya Manopakorn Nititada (1884), Kukrit Pramoj (1911), Rambai Barni (1904), Chatichai Choonhavan (1920), and Sonthi Boonyaratglin (1946). After him are Thanin Kraivichien (1927), Apasra Hongsakula (1947), Anand Panyarachun (1932), Adam Osborne (1939), Suchinda Kraprayoon (1933), and Banharn Silpa-archa (1932).

Among SINGERS In Thailand

Among singers born in Thailand, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 2Before him are Lisa (1997). After him are Thongchai McIntyre (1958), Pumpuang Duangjan (1961), Jintara Poonlarp (1969), Dao Bandon (1947), Sayan Sanya (1953), Yodrak Salakjai (1956), Siriporn Ampaipong (1964), Chalermpol Malakham (1962), Mai Charoenpura (1969), and Monkaen Kaenkoon (1973).