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Kaysone Phomvihane

Born: 13-Dec-1920
Birthplace: Na Seng, Laos
Died: 21-Nov-1992
Location of death: Vientiane, Laos
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Occupation: Head of State
Party Affiliation: See Note [1]

Nationality: Laos
Executive summary: Prime Minister of Laos, 1975-91

Dropped out of law school to fight the French colonialists in Vietnam. Sometime later Phomvihane was sent home to Laos to join the Pathet Lao, which was also fighting the French.


[1] Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

    Law School: Hanoi University, Hanoi, Vietnam

    President of Laos (1991-92)
    Prime Minister of Laos (1975-91)
    Laotian Ancestry Maternal
    Vietnamese Ancestry Paternal


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