Phichit Kriangsakphichit

Lieutenant general Luang Kriangsakphichit (personal name Phichit Kriangsakphichit, Thai: พิชิต เกรียงศักดิ์พิชิต; 20 July 1896 – 29 July 1964) was a former army commander in the Franco-Thai War. He also served as Minister of Defence, Minister of Public Health, Member of Parliament, and was a member of Khana Ratsadon.[1]

Phichit Kriangsakphichit
พิชิต เกรียงศักดิ์พิชิต
Lieutenant General Luang Kriengsakpichit.jpg
Minister of Public Health
In office
2 February 1946 – 24 March 1946
Prime MinisterKhuang Aphaiwong
Preceded byAdul Aduldejjarus
Succeeded byPhraya Soontornpipit
Minister of Defence
In office
15 November 1943 – 1 August 1944
Prime MinisterPlaek Phibunsongkhram
Preceded byPlaek Phibunsongkhram
Succeeded bySindhu Kamalanavin
Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Army
In office
6 August 1944 – 24 August 1944
Preceded byPlaek Phibunsongkhram
Succeeded byPhraya Phahonphonphayuhasena
Personal details
Born20 July 1896
Samut Prakan, Siam
DiedJuly 29, 1964(1964-07-29) (aged 68)
Bangkok, Thailand
Political partyKhana Ratsadon
Spouse(s)Chuean Kriangsakphichit
Boonlue Peechareon
Alma materRoyal Military Academy
Military service
Allegiance Thailand
Branch/service Royal Thai Army
RankRTA OF-8 (Lieutenant General).svg Lieutenant general
Battles/warsFranco-Thai war
World War II