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Yingluck Shinawatra

28th Prime Minister of Thailand
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Net worth 2018: $25 Million
Industry: Prime Ministers
Residence: San Kamphaeng District, Thailand
Country: Thai
BirthDay: 21 June 1967
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.7 m
Education: Kentucky State University (1991), Chiang Mai University (1988), Regina Coeli College
BIOGRAPHY

Yingluck Shinawatra was bornon 21 June 1967 in San Kamphaeng District, Thailand, Thai, is 28th Prime Minister of Thailand. Yingluck Shinawatra, also known as Pu, is a Thai politician and businesswoman who served as the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand after the 2011 general election. In the long running patriarchal society where women were always given a back seat, the name Yingluck Shinawatra sets an example of an indomitable woman. Although born in a wealthy, and reputed family with a history in politics, Yingluck has not failed to leave a mark of her own. The start to her career came through the corporate world where she went to great lengths to establish herself as a successful business woman. But being one of the flag bearers of the family with a political lineage, she could not stop herself from entering the world of politics. Often known by her pet name Pu, she went on to become the first female Prime Minister of Thailand with a majority vote. Her government received a warm welcome from the people of Thailand. Although she had to step down later due to certain political pressures, her rise to power and determination to work for people has found a bright place in the pages of history books.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$25 Million

TIMELINE
1991

Then she got her master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Kentucky State University in Frankfort in 1991

1988

She went to Chiang Mai University from where she graduated with a BA degree from the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration in 1988

1967

Yingluck Shinawatra was born on June 21, 1967 in Chiang Mai, Thailand

1960

Yingluck’s father was a successful businessman and a Member of the Parliament for the northern city of Chiang Mai from late 1960s till the end of 1970s and through her maternal side, she is a descendant of a former monarch of Chiang Mai

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