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List of the members of the Shinawatra, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Shinawatra, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Shinawatra, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Shinawatra has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Shinawatra.

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Thaksin Shinawatra is a Thai business tycoon turned politician. From 2001 to 2006 he was the Prime Minister of Thailand. The former police officer founded the mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service and the IT and telecommunications conglomerate Shin Corporation in 1987, that made him one of the richest people in Thailand. He joined politics in 1994, founded the Thai Rak Thai Party in 1998 and, after a landslide electoral victory, became prime minister in 2001. Thaksin's government launched programs to reduce poverty, expand infrastructure, promote small and medium-sized enterprises, and universal healthcare coverage. Thaksin declared a "war on drugs" in which more than 2,500 people died ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Somchai Wongsawat

Somchai Wongsawat is a Thai politician, a Prime Minister of Thailand in 2008 and a former executive member of the People's Power Party whose political rights have been disenfranchised by the Constitutional Court for five years. Prior to entering electoral politics, he had served civil service and judicial service, having been appointed Permanent Secretary of Justice in 2000 by the government of Chuan Leekpai. Following his retirement from office in 2006 owing to the pensionable age, he entered politics after the 2006 coup unseating the government of his brother-in-law, Thaksin Shinawatra. He joined the PPP which won the December 2007 parliamentary elections, becoming Minister of Education ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: Thailand

Khunying Potjaman Na Pombejra, formerly Potjaman Shinawatra, née Soypetpotjaman Damapong, is the ex-wife of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. ...more

Age: 61

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Panthongtae Shinawatra

Panthongtae Shinawatra, nickname Oak, is the only son of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. He became a billionaire after having been given a large portion of his father's stock in Shin Corporation which transferred to him shortly before Thaksin ascended to the position of prime minister. Panthongtae was admitted to the Faculty of Engineering at prestigious Thammasat University in 1998. However, he dropped out after one year. In 2000, he enrolled in Ramkhamhaeng University, an open admission government university, where he studied political science. In August 2002, his studies attracted media attention when he was accused of cheating in an exam. A three-week university ...more

Age: 38