Poonsuk Banomyong

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Poonsuk Banomyong
Poonsuk Phanomyong.jpg
Born Poonsuk Na Pombejra
(1912-01-02)2 January 1912
Samut Prakan, Siam
Died 12 May 2007(2007-05-12) (aged 95)
Bangkok, Thailand
Spouse(s) Pridi Banomyong
Children 6
Parent(s) Kham Na Pombejra
Pheng Suvarnnasorn
Relatives Pan Sukhum (Cousin)
Potjaman Na Pombejra (Cousin)
Pimpen Vejjajiva (Cousin)

Thanpuying Poonsuk Banomyong (Thai: พูนศุข พนมยงค์; rtgsPhunsuk Phanomyong; January 2, 1913[1] – May 12, 2007) was the wife of former Thai Prime Minister Pridi Banomyong. In November 1952 Poonsuk was arrested on charges of subversion under the government of Plaek Pibulsonggram and was held in custody until February, 1953. She joined her husband in exile in China, until they were able to move to France.

Poonsuk returned to Thailand from Paris in 1986, and died on May 12, 2007.

Family[edit]

Poonsuk's great-grandmother, Boonma, was the sister of Pin, who was also the great-grandmother of her husband Pridi. Their parents, Kroen and Kaew, were of indigenous Thai ancestry.[2]

Poonsuk and Pridi had six children: Lalida, Parl, Suda, Sukprida, Dusadee and Wani.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ พ.ศ. 2455 ended on March 31, 1913.
  2. ^ Pridi Phanomyong, adapted by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit (2000). Pridi Banomyong–Pridi by Pridi, Selected Writings on Life, Politics and Economy. Silkworm Books. pp. 7 and 19–The Banomyong Family. ISBN 974-7551-35-7. 
  3. ^ Pridi Phanomyong, adapted by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit (2000). Pridi Banomyong–Pridi by Pridi, Selected Writings on Life, Politics and Economy. Silkworm Books. pp. 19–The Banomyong Family. ISBN 974-7551-35-7. 

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