Wan Waithayakon

1891 - 1976

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Prince Vanna Vaidhayakara (full title: His Royal Highness Prince Vanna Vaidhayakara, the Prince Naradhip Bongsprabandh), known in the West as Wan Waithayakon (1891–1976), was a Thai royal prince and diplomat. He was President of the Eleventh Session of the United Nations General Assembly (1956–1957), while serving as Thailand's Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wan Waithayakon has received more than 99,229 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Wan Waithayakon is the 10,890th most popular politician (down from 10,629th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Thailand (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 35th most popular Thai Politician.

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Among politicians, Wan Waithayakon ranks 10,890 out of 19,576Before him are Eudamidas III, Adolphus Frederick V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Leyla Zana, Carl Johan Thyselius, Mardavij, and Ignacio Comonfort. After him are Sydir Kovpak, Roque Sáenz Peña, Horace Mann, George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Sindae of Goguryeo, and Micheon of Goguryeo.

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Among people born in 1891, Wan Waithayakon ranks 124Before him are Otto Ciliax, Paul Grüninger, Ronald Colman, Boris Iofan, Alfred Neubauer, and Sultan al-Atrash. After him are John W. McCormack, Pedro Salinas, Damaskinos of Athens, Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, José Enrique Varela, and Zdeněk Fierlinger. Among people deceased in 1976, Wan Waithayakon ranks 115Before him are Boris Iofan, Nam Il, Nikolay Nosov, Jean Servais, José Lezama Lima, and Rosalind Russell. After him are Radasłaŭ Astroŭski, Angelo Iachino, Pinhas Lavon, Zdeněk Fierlinger, Helmut Kunz, and Floyd Council.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Wan Waithayakon ranks 47 out of 186Before him are Phraya Manopakorn Nititada (1884), Ekkathat (1800), Chuan Leekpai (1938), Sonthi Boonyaratglin (1946), Mangrai (1238), and Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (1958). After him are Buddhadasa (1906), Kukrit Pramoj (1911), Chatichai Choonhavan (1920), Thanin Kraivichien (1927), Seni Pramoj (1905), and Borommatrailokkanat (1431).

Among POLITICIANS In Thailand

Among politicians born in Thailand, Wan Waithayakon ranks 35Before him are Surayud Chulanont (1943), Phraya Manopakorn Nititada (1884), Ekkathat (1800), Chuan Leekpai (1938), Sonthi Boonyaratglin (1946), and Mangrai (1238). After him are Kukrit Pramoj (1911), Chatichai Choonhavan (1920), Thanin Kraivichien (1927), Seni Pramoj (1905), Borommatrailokkanat (1431), and Prasat Thong (1599).