Thanom Kittikachorn

1911 - 2004

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Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn (Thai: ถนอม กิตติขจร, Thai pronunciation: [tʰà.nɔ̌ːm kìt.tì.kʰa.t͡ɕɔ̌ːn]; 11 August 1911 – 16 June 2004) was a Thai military dictator. A staunch anti-communist, Thanom oversaw a decade of military rule in Thailand from 1963 to 1973, during which he staged a self-coup, until public protests which exploded into violence forced him to step down. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thanom Kittikachorn has received more than 187,992 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Thanom Kittikachorn is the 7,794th most popular politician (down from 7,262nd in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 24th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Thai Politician.

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Among politicians, Thanom Kittikachorn ranks 7,794 out of 15,710Before him are Zhong Yao, Prince Henry of the Netherlands, Theodoric Strabo, Sayri Túpac, George V of Georgia, and King Yi of Zhou. After him are Demetrius of Pharos, Tostig Godwinson, Mikhail Fradkov, Sahadeva, Neoptolemus I of Epirus, and Faustus Cornelius Sulla.

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Among people born in 1911, Thanom Kittikachorn ranks 103Before him are Józef Cyrankiewicz, Koçi Xoxe, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Zenkō Suzuki, Joe Rosenthal, and Teddy Kollek. After him are Alfredo Foni, Brunhilde Pomsel, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Franz Binder, Peter van Eyck, and Pierre Harmel. Among people deceased in 2004, Thanom Kittikachorn ranks 91Before him are Zenkō Suzuki, Mercedes McCambridge, Fay Wray, René Laloux, Artie Shaw, and Irina Press. After him are Rafael Eitan, Czesław Niemen, Laura Betti, Elvin Jones, Alexandra Ripley, and Chiang Fang-liang.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Thanom Kittikachorn ranks 30 out of 137Before him are Jacques Vergès (1924), Mahidol Adulyadej (1892), Yingluck Shinawatra (1967), Sirindhorn (1955), Uthong (1314), and Ajahn Chah (1918). After him are Samak Sundaravej (1935), Tony Jaa (1976), Lisa (1997), Ekkathat (1800), Surayud Chulanont (1943), and Sarit Thanarat (1908).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Thanom Kittikachorn ranks 22Before him are Naresuan (1555), Prayut Chan-o-cha (1954), Srinagarindra (1900), Nouhak Phoumsavanh (1910), Mahidol Adulyadej (1892), and Uthong (1314). After him are Samak Sundaravej (1935), Ekkathat (1800), Surayud Chulanont (1943), Sarit Thanarat (1908), Somchai Wongsawat (1947), and Chuan Leekpai (1938).