Prince Bounkhong was the last uparaja of Luang Phrabang. He was granted the title of Chao Ratsaphakhinay by King Chulalongkorn of Siam in 1884. From 1911 to 1920, he was a member of the Government Council of French Indochina.[1]

Prince Bounkhong
Died(1920-07-26)July 26, 1920
Luang Phrabang
Full name
Prince Chao Maha Oupahat Bounkhong
FatherSouvanna Phomma

Chao Maha Oupahat Bounkhong was the father of Phetsarath, Souvanna Phouma, Souphanouvong and Souvannarath.[2] He died at Luang Phrabang on 26 July 1920, having had 11 sons and 13 daughters by 11 wives.


  1. ^ Stuart-Fox, Martin (2008). Historical Dictionary of Laos (3, illustrated ed.). Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-5624-7.
  2. ^ Lee 2013, p. 375.