Yingluck Shinawatra

Place of Birth: San Kamphaeng District, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Date of Birth: 21 June, 1967

*Thai (paternal grandmother and maternal grandmother)
*Hakka Chinese (paternal grandfather and maternal grandfather)

Yingluck Shinawatra is a Thai businessperson and politician. She was the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand, from 5 August, 2011 to 7 May, 2014, and Minister of Defence, from 30 June, 2013 to 7 May, 2014. She is the daughter of Yindi (Ramingwong) and Loet Shinawatra. She is the sister of politican Thaksin Shinawatra. She is married to executive Anusorn Amornchat, via common-law marriage. The couple has a son.

Yingluck’s paternal grandparents were Chiang Saekhu (the son of Seng Saekhu) and Saeng Samana. Seng was a Chinese immigrant, from Fengshun, Meizhou, Guangdong, of Hakka Chinese descent, and was the son of Chao Saekhu. Saeng was Thai.

Yingluck’s maternal grandfather was Wang Chuan Cheng, later Charoen Ramingwong. Charoen was a Chinese immigrant, of Hakka Chinese descent.

Yingluck’s maternal grandmother was Princess Chanthip na Chiangmai (the daughter of Somphamit, the Prince Chaisongkhram, and Usa na Chiangmai). Chanthip was Thai, of Lanna (Chiang Mai) royalty. Somphamit was the son of Prince Noi-rot na Chiangmai and Princess Ueangphueng na Chiangmai.

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