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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 30,949 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Suraphol Sombatcharoen is the 977th most popular singer (down from 869th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 48th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Thai Singer.

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Among singers, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 977 out of 3,528Before him are Jean Philippe, Sami Yusuf, Mark Tornillo, Arthur Brown, Dimash Kudaibergen, and RedOne. After him are Garou, Margaret Price, Aino Ackté, Little Walter, Hoagy Carmichael, and Marc Almond.

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Among people born in 1930, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 305Before him are Merab Mamardashvili, Helen Merrill, Clive Revill, Marco Pannella, Justinas Marcinkevičius, and Shel Silverstein. After him are Little Walter, Bayram Şit, Frances Sternhagen, Donald Moffat, Dawn Addams, and Kurt Nielsen. Among people deceased in 1968, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 137Before him are Juan José Tramutola, Lajos Csordás, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Charles Bacon, Aleksei Kruchyonykh, and Edna Ferber. After him are Little Walter, Ugo Frigerio, Alexander Gelfond, Harry Stenqvist, Kōkichi Tsuburaya, and Naima Wifstrand.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 55 out of 155Before him are Phraya Manopakorn Nititada (1884), Seni Pramoj (1905), Sonthi Boonyaratglin (1946), Chatichai Choonhavan (1920), Thanin Kraivichien (1927), and Chavalit Yongchaiyudh (1932). After him are Rambai Barni (1904), Anand Panyarachun (1932), Pote Sarasin (1905), Buakaw Banchamek (1982), Damrong Rajanubhab (1862), and Suchinda Kraprayoon (1933).

Among SINGERS In Thailand

Among singers born in Thailand, Suraphol Sombatcharoen ranks 2Before him are Lisa (1997). After him are Pumpuang Duangjan (1961), Thongchai McIntyre (1958), Jintara Poonlarp (1969), Pornsak Songsaeng (1960), Sayan Sanya (1953), Yodrak Salakjai (1956), Dao Bandon (1947), Siriporn Ampaipong (1964), Mike Phiromphon (1970), and Chalermpol Malakham (1962).