Sudarat Keyuraphan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sudarat Keyuraphan
สุดารัตน์ เกยุราพันธ์

Khun Ying
Sudarat at Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice Midnight Run Bangkok.jpg
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
In office
11 March 2005 – 19 September 2006
Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra
Preceded by Wan Muhamad Noor Matha
Succeeded by Theera Sutabut
Ministry of Public Health
In office
17 February 2001 – 10 March 2005
Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra
Preceded by Korn Dabbaransi
Succeeded by Suchai Jarernrattanakul
Member of the Thai House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born (1961-05-01) 1 May 1961 (age 56)
Bangkok, Thailand
Political party Thai Rak Thai
Spouse(s) Somyos Leelapanyalert
Alma mater Chulalongkorn University
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Sudarat Keyuraphan (born May 1, 1961, Thai: สุดารัตน์ เกยุราพันธ์) is a Thai politician and the deputy leader of the Thai Rak Thai party. She served as the Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand in the Thai Rak Thai government until its ousting in the September 2006 coup.

Sudarat Keyuraphan and her eldest son, Phumphat Leelapanyalert

Born in Bangkok, Sudarat is a graduate of Chulalongkorn University. She began her political career in the Palang Dharma Party and joined Thaksin Shinawatra in founding the Thai Rak Thai party. Sudarat also served as Minister of Public Health from October 3, 2002 to March 11, 2005.

Sudarat is married to Somyos Leelapanyalert, a construction magnate. The couple has three children.

Previous posts[edit]

  • 1993, 1996, 1997 - Member of Parliament
  • 1993 - Deputy Government Spokesman
  • 1995 - Deputy Minister, Ministry of Communications and Transportation
  • 1996 - Deputy Minister, Ministry of the Interior
  • 2002 - Public Health Minister


External links[edit]