[PHOTOS] A Look at Thailands Yingluck Shinawatra Campaign

  on July 04 2011 10:54 PM

Thailand's opposition Puea Thai Party scored a landslide election victory on Sunday , making her the first woman  to run the country.

Name: Yingluck Shinawatra

Date of birth: June 21, 1967 (age 44 in 2011)

Place of birth: San Kamphaeng town, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand.

Famous for: being the first woman Premier of Thailand

Also famous for: Being the Youngest sister of former Prime Minister Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra.

Profession: Business-woman-turned-politician.

Political affiliation: Pheu Thai Party (For Thai Party)

Husband(by common-law): Mr. Anusorn Amornchat, Managing Director of M Link Asia Corporation PCL

Child: Supasek Amornchat (son)

Educational qualification:

Bachelor of Arts from Chiang Mai University in 1988 a

Master of Arts (Public Adm) (specialization in Mgt Info Systems) from Kentucky State University, United States, in 1991.

Work experiences: Worked at Shinawatra Directories Co., Ltd. Managing Director of Advanced Info Service PCL or AIS.

Take a look back at her stirring crowds on the campaign trail.

 

 

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Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra greets her supporters Reuters

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Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra greets her supporters Reuters

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Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra greets her supporters Reuters

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Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra greets her supporters Reuters

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Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra greets her supporters Reuters

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The floods have killed at least 377 people since July with 2.2 million affected, including hundreds of thousands in Bangkok's submerged northern districts and in industrialized provinces. Reuters

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Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra greets her supporters Reuters

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