Bhichit Rattakul (Thai: พิจิตต รัตตกุล, RTGS: Phichit Rattakun, born August 30, 1946) is a Thai politician who served as the governor of Bangkok from 1996 to 2000 and the science deputy minister of Thailand. He is the son of former foreign minister and deputy prime minister Bhichai Rattakul and is of Thai Chinese descent.
|12th Governor of Bangkok|
3 June 1996 – 22 July 2000
|Preceded by||Krisda Arunvongse na Ayudhya|
|Succeeded by||Samak Sundaravej|
|Born||30 August 1946|
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
Early life and educationsEdit
Bhichit earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University in 1976 and was instrumental in the September 2000 Thailand visit of LDS Church president Gordon B. Hinckley. As of May 2008, Bhichit serves as Director of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, which is run under the auspices of the United Nations.
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- the rotarian, 1991 aug.