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Famous People From Laos

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  • Cy Thao

    Age: 49


    Cy Thao (born March 2, 1972) is a Laotian-born Hmong politician from Minnesota and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 65A, which includes portions of the city of...  more
  • Mee Moua

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceXiangkhouang Province, Laos

    Mee Moua (RPA: Qaav Ruom, born June 30, 1969 in Xieng Khouang, Laos), is an American politician, and is the former president and executive director of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice -AAJC...  more
  • Vilayphone Vongphachanh

    Age: 32


    Vilayphone Vongphachanh (born April 26, 1989) is a female Laotian Olympic freestyle swimmer. As a member of the Laos team she competed at the age of 15 in the 2004 Summer Olympics in the Women's 50m...  more
  • Oun Kham

    Dec. at 84 (1811-1895)

    BirthplaceLuang Prabang, Laos

    Oun Kham (Lao: ອຸ້ນຄຳ, June 5, 1811 – December 15, 1895) was King of Luang Prabang during 1868-1887 and a second time between 1889 and 1895. On 7 June 1887 the Lao royal capital was seized and...  more
  • Vong Savang

    Dec. at 49 (1931-1981)

    BirthplaceLuang Prabang, Laos

    Vong Savang (Lao: ເຈົ້າຟ້າຊາຍມົງກຸດຣາຊະກຸມາຣວົງສະຫວ່າງ; 27 September 1931 – 2 May 1978) was the Crown Prince to throne of the Kingdom of Laos. After the Laotian Civil War in 1975, he and his family...  more
  • Jerry Yang

    Age: 53


    Xao "Jerry" Yang (simplified Chinese: 杨係; traditional Chinese: 楊係; pinyin: Yáng Xì; born 1967) is an ethnic Hmong poker player from Temecula, California and the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event...  more
  • Lormong Lo

    Lormong Lo (1959-2011) was the first Hmong American to be appointed to a city council in the U.S, in 1994, to manage the largest metropolitan city (Omaha—480,000 people) of a state like Nebraska. He...  more
  • Mai Neng Moua

    Age: 47


    Mai Neng Moua (born May 5, 1974) is a Hmong-American writer and a founder of the Paj Ntaub Voice, a Hmong literary magazine. She is also the editor of the first anthology of Hmong American writers,...  more
  • Phonepaseuth Sysoutham

    Age: 30


    Phonepaseuth Sysoutham is a Laotian footballer who plays as a midfielder....  more
  • Visay Phaphouvanin

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceVientiane, Laos

    Visay Phaphouvanin is Laotian footballer who plays for home town club Vientiane Capital as a striker. He is a member of Laos national football team, played at the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup and 2014 FIFA...  more
  • Odien Syharlad

    Age: 28


    Odien Syharlad is a Laotian soccer player....
  • Keoviengphet Liththideth

    Age: 27


    Keoviengphet Liththideth is a Laotian soccer player....  more
  • Thongsing Thammavong

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceViengthong District, Houaphanh, Laos

    Thongsing Thammavong (Lao: ທອງສິງ ທຳມະວົງ; born 12 April 1944) is a Laotian politician who was the Prime Minister of Laos from 2010 to 2016. He is a member of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party...  more
  • Saynakhonevieng Phommapanya

    Age: 32


    Saynakhonevieng Phommapanya is a Laotian soccer player....  more
  • Konekham Inthammavong

    Age: 28

    BirthplaceVientiane, Laos

    Konekham Inthammavong born 10 July 1992 in Vientiane, is a Laotian football player, he is playing for Lao Bank FC in Lao League. He is a member of Laos national football team played at 2010 AFF...  more
  • Vong Phaophanit

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceSavannakhet, Laos

    Vong Phaophanit is an artist based in London. Phaophanit is best known for his large-scale installations which incorporate a wide range of materials including ash, silk, rice, rubber, wax and often...  more
  • Souliya Syphasay

    Age: 26

    BirthplaceVientiane, Laos

    Souliya Siphasay is a Laotian football player....  more
  • Thothilath Sibounhuang

    Age: 29


    Thothilath Sibounhuang is a Laotian footballer who plays as a defender....  more
  • Ova Saopeng

    Ova Saopeng appeared in the 2007 film Pirates of the Carribean: At World's End....
  • Bouasone Bouphavanh

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceSalavan Province, Laos

    Bouasone Bouphavanh (born 3 June 1954) was Prime Minister of Laos from 2006 to 2010. He was officially appointed to the office by the National Assembly of Laos on June 8, 2006, during a major...  more
  • Thongloun Sisoulith

    Age: 75

    BirthplaceHouaphanh Province, Laos

    Thongloun Sisoulith (Lao: ທອງລຸນ ສີສຸລິດ; born 10 November 1946) is a Laotian politician who has been Prime Minister of Laos since 2016. Previously he was Deputy Prime Minister from 2001 to 2016, as...  more
  • Souksamay Manhmanyvong

    Age: 34


    Souksamay Manhmanyvong is a Laotian footballer who plays as a forward....  more
  • Zakarine

    Dec. at 63 (1840-1904)

    BirthplaceLuang Prabang, Laos

    King Zakarine (Lao: ພຣະບາທສົມເດັຈພຣະເຈົ້າມະຫາຊີວິຕສັກຣິນທຣ໌; also known as Sakkarin, Sakharine, Sackarine, Zackarine and Zacharine; originally Kham Souk, Lao: ຄຳສຸກ; full name: Samdach Brhat Chao...  more
  • Vang Sue

    Dec. at 26 (1945-1972)


    Major Vang Sue (Su, Seu) (also transliterated as Vaj Xwm) (January 30, 1945 – October 18, 1972) was a Laotian Hmong fighter pilot. Recipient of the USAF Distinguished Flying Cross. He flew over 4,000...  more
  • Ken Lo

    Age: 62


    Ken Lo (Kenneth Houi Kang Low) (born 19 March 1957) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, and stuntman. He was a member of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team....  more