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Thaksin Shinawatra

1949 - Today

Thaksin Shinawatra

Thaksin Shinawatra (Thai: ทักษิณ ชินวัตร; RTGS: Thaksin Chinnawat; pronounced [tʰák.sǐn t͡ɕʰīn.nā.wát]; Chinese: 丘達新; Montenegrin: Taksin Šinavatra / Таксин Шинаватра; born 26 July 1949) is a Thai businessman, politician and visiting professor. He served in the Thai Police from 1973 to 1987, and was the Prime Minister of Thailand from 2001 to 2006. After being ousted from power, he was found guilty of corruption in 2008 and is now living in self-exile.Thaksin founded the mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service and the IT and telecommunications conglomerate Shin Corporation in 1987, ultimately making him one of the richest people in Thailand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thaksin Shinawatra has received more than 1,002,080 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,040th most popular politician.

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  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Thaksin Shinawatra ranks 2,026 out of 14,801Before him are Attalus II Philadelphus, Arkan, Biljana Plavšić, Sunjo of Joseon, Brasidas, and Ambiorix. After him are Catherine of Navarre, Birger Jarl, Seongjong of Joseon, Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia, Astyanax, and Amenemhat III.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Thaksin Shinawatra ranks 29Before him are Patrick Süskind, Jessica Lange, Bernard Arnault, Slavoj Žižek, Bobby Farrell, and Caitlyn Jenner. After him are Alla Pugacheva, Linda Lovelace, Alan García, Robin Gibb, Sebastián Piñera, and Ivana Trump.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra ranks 7 out of 78Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), Chulalongkorn (1853), Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Sirikit (1932), and Taksin (1734). After him are Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Rama II of Siam (1767), and Rama III (1788).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra ranks 7Before him are Vajiralongkorn (1952), Chulalongkorn (1853), Mongkut (1804), Rama I (1736), Sirikit (1932), and Taksin (1734). After him are Prajadhipok (1893), Vajiravudh (1880), Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897), Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Rama II of Siam (1767), and Rama III (1788).

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