Nuamthong Phaiwan biography

Nuamthong Phaiwan

Democracy activist, Deceased Person

1946 – 2006

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Who was Nuamthong Phaiwan?

Nuamthong Phaiwan was a Bangkok, Thailand taxi-driver who drove his taxi into a tank in protest after the military coup of 2006. He was later found hanging from a pedestrian footbridge. Officials found a suicide note and later ruled his death a suicide. His sacrifices were praised by several democracy activists.

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Born
1946
Thailand
Religion
  • Buddhism
Profession
Lived in
  • Thailand
Died
Oct 31, 2006
Bangkok

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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