Poonsuk Banomyong

Than Phu Ying Poonsuk Banomyong (Thai: พูนศุข พนมยงค์; RTGSPhunsuk Phanomyong; January 2, 1913[1] – May 12, 2007) was the wife of former Thai Prime Minister Pridi Banomyong. In November 1952 Poonsuk was arrested on charges of subversion under the government of Plaek Phibunsongkhram and was held in custody until February, 1953. She joined her husband in exile in China, until they were able to move to France.


Poonsuk Banomyong
พูนศุข พนมยงค์
Poonsuk Phanomyong.jpg
Born
Poonsuk Na Pombejra

(1912-01-02)2 January 1912
Died12 May 2007(2007-05-12) (aged 95)
Bangkok, Thailand
Spouse(s)Pridi Banomyong
Children6
Parents
  • Kham Na Pombejra (father)
  • Pheng Suvarnnasorn (mother)
Relatives

FamilyEdit

 
Pridi Banomyong and Poonsuk Banomyong

Poonsuk's great-grandmother, Boonma, was the sister of Pin, who was also the great-grandmother of her husband Pridi. Their parents, Kroen and Kaew, were of indigenous Thai ancestry.[2]

Poonsuk and Pridi had six children: Lalida, Parl, Suda, Sukprida, Dusadee and Wani.[3]

DiedEdit

Poonsuk returned to Thailand from Paris in 1986, and died on May 12, 2007.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ พ.ศ. 2455 ended on March 31, 1913.
  2. ^ Pridi Phanomyong, adapted by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit (2000). Pridi Banomyong–Pridi by Pridi, Selected Writings on Life, Politics and Economy. Silkworm Books. pp. 7 and 19–The Banomyong Family. ISBN 974-7551-35-7.
  3. ^ Pridi Phanomyong, adapted by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit (2000). Pridi Banomyong–Pridi by Pridi, Selected Writings on Life, Politics and Economy. Silkworm Books. pp. 19–The Banomyong Family. ISBN 974-7551-35-7.
  4. ^ "พูนศุข พนมยงค์ สตรีผู้ไม่ขอรับเกียรติใด ๆ ทั้งสิ้น | ปรีดี-พูนศุข พนมยงค์".

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