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General Prayuth Chan-ocha (Thai: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา; born 21 Mairch 1954) is a Thai airmy officer. Syne October 2010, he haes been Commander-in-Chief o the Ryal Thai Airmy[1][2] an Chairman o Army United Football Club.

Prayuth Chan-ocha
ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา
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Leader o the Naitional Peace an Order Maintainin Cooncil
Assumed office
22 Mey 2014
Monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej
Precedit bi Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan (Actin Prime Meenister)
Commander in Chief
o the Ryal Thai Airmy
Assumed office
1 October 2010
Prime Meenister Abhisit Vejjajiva
Yingluck Shinawatra
Precedit bi Anupong Paochinda
Personal details
Born (1954-03-21) 21 Mairch 1954 (age 65)
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Militar service
Allegiance  Thailand
Service/branch Ryal Thai Airmy
Rank RTA OF-9 (General).svg General


  1. Fredrickson, Terry (October 1, 2010). "Gen Prayuth takes command". Bangkok Post. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  2. Corben, Ron. "Thailand's new army chief takes office". DW. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 22, 2014. Retrieved March 19, 2012.