Lao People's Democratic Republic - Famous laotians



One of the most cherished figures in Laotian history is Fa-Ngoum, who unified Lan Xang in the 14th century. Another dynastic personage still revered is the monarch Sethathirat, in whose reign (1534–71) the famous That Luang shrine was built. Chao Anou (r.1805–28) is remembered for having fought a war to recover Laotian independence from the Siamese (Thais) and for having restored Vientiane to a glory it had not known since the 16th century. Important 20th-century figures include Souvanna Phouma (1901–84), former prime minister; Prince Souphanouvong (1902–95), a half-brother of Souvanna Phouma, leader of the Pathet Lao and president of Laos from 1975 to 1986; and Kaysone Phomvihan (1920–1992), former chairman of the Council of Ministers.

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Mar 14, 2011 @ 2:02 am
When i checked this i think it so good history for all person in the world .
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May 15, 2011 @ 6:06 am
This is a Great site to find famous people and history on Laos and probably other countries as well. at least its better than a different site i found yesterday that told you nothing.

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