Meechai Ruchuphan

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Meechai Ruchuphan
Native name มีชัย ฤชุพันธุ์
Born February 2, 1938
Nationality Thai
Occupation Currently (2011) Chair of Thailand's Law Reform Commission, former President of the National Assembly of Thailand

Meechai Ruchuphan (born February 2, 1938 in Bangkok[1] Thai: มีชัย ฤชุพันธุ์, RTGS: Michai Ruechuphan, Chinese: 卢自淘[2]). Currently[when?] Meechai is the chairman/president of Thailand's Law Reform Commission, Council of State. He was the acting Prime Minister of Thailand following a military takeover of the government that took place in February 1991. He served only seventeen days, from May 24, 1992 to June 10, 1992, and was succeeded by Anand Panyarachun. He had been appointed by Royal Command to take over after highly unpopular General Suchinda Kraprayoon resigned under public and state pressure. Meechai served as President of the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand from 2006 to 2007.[3]


  1. ^ 廣東僑網:泰國前上議長米猜雷初攀訪問揭陽
  2. ^ [泰国] 洪林, 黎道纲主编 (April 2006). 泰国华侨华人研究. 香港社会科学出版社有限公司. p. 19. ISBN 962-620-127-4. 
  3. ^ 希望不断看到汕头新变化新发展; [1]

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Preceded by
General Suchinda Kraprayoon
acting Prime Minister of Thailand
Succeeded by
Anand Panyarachun