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List of Ambassadors of Thailand to the United States
Ambassador of Thailand to the United States
Embassy of Thailand in Washington, D.C.
Embassy of Thailand in Washington, D.C.
Incumbent
Pisan Manawapat

since February 23, 2015
Inaugural holderPhra Suriya Nuvatr
FormationNovember 1, 1893

The Thai Ambassador in Washington, D.C. is the official representative of the Government in Bangkok to the Government of the United States.

List of representatives

Agrément/designated Diplomatic accreditation ambassador Thai language Observations List of Prime Ministers of Thailand List of Presidents of the United States Term end
November 1, 1893 Phra Suriya Nuvatr ? Chargé d'affaires After the Paknam incident he was sent from London to Washington, D.C. to search for Arbitration in the Franco-Siamese War, Listed as SIAM,[1] Chulalongkorn Grover Cleveland
April 1, 1894 Legation replaced Chulalongkorn Grover Cleveland June 1, 1894
June 2, 1894 Marquis de Maha Yotha Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Chulalongkorn Grover Cleveland
August 1, 1895 Legation replaced Chulalongkorn Grover Cleveland December 1, 1898
November 12, 1898 Visuddha Suriyasakti In 1903 he was Thai Ambassador to the United Kingdom, 1903: M. Phya Visuddha Suriyasakti, Son Envoyé extraordinaire et Ministre plénipotentiaire à la Haye et à Londres. Phya means Marquis Chulalongkorn William McKinley
December 1, 1899 April 16, 1900 Phya Prasiddhi with residence in London. Thai Ambassador to the United Kingdom Chulalongkorn William McKinley
December 13, 1901 Akharaj Varadhara Phya =Marquis de Chulalongkorn Theodore Roosevelt
May 22, 1912 Prince Traidos Prabandh Vajiravudh William Howard Taft
December 8, 1913 Phya Prabha Karavongse [2] Vajiravudh Woodrow Wilson
May 26, 1921 May 26, 1921 Sanpakitch Preencha [es] Chargé d'affaires[3] Vajiravudh Warren G. Harding
April 27, 1923 Phya Buri Navarasth (Died February 7, 1926) Vajiravudh Calvin Coolidge
February 8, 1926 Pra Sundara Vachana Chargé d'affaires Prajadhipok Calvin Coolidge
October 15, 1926 Phya Vijitavongs ? Lt. Gen. Prajadhipok Calvin Coolidge
May 29, 1929 Prince Amoradat Kridakara Maj. Gen. Prajadhipok Herbert C. Hoover
January 5, 1932 Phya Subarn Sompati Phraya Manopakorn Nititada Herbert C. Hoover
April 11, 1933 Prince Pridi Debyabongs Devakula From 1930 to 1931 he was Thai Ambassador to Germany Phraya Phahon Phonphayuhasena Franklin D. Roosevelt
August 15, 1935 August 21, 1935 Phya Abhibal Rajamaitri (* March 7, 1885 in Bangkok) Son of Chao Phya Surawongs and Yai Bunnag.
  • 1901-1904 studied at Malvern College, England.
  • 1909 Bachelor of Laws, Kings College, Cambridge, England.
  • 1910 Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple, London, England.
  • 1915 Teru. Barrister-at-law, Siam.
  • From 1930 to 1932 he was Thai Ambassador to Italy, Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary of Siam to Rome.
  • From 1 September 1933 - 22 September 1934 he was State councillor of Siam for foreign affairs, while Tom Bunnag was Foreign minister.
  • In 1935 he became Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary of Siam to Washington, D.C..
  • From 1933 to 1935 he was Member Assembly of People's Representatives.
  • From July 8, 1948 to May 15, 1958 he was Thai Ambassador to China.[]
Phraya Phahon Phonphayuhasena Franklin D. Roosevelt June 24, 1940
August 1, 1939 Listed as THAILAND Phibul Songkhram Franklin D. Roosevelt
June 18, 1940 June 24, 1940 Seni Pramoj th: October 1945Listed as SIAM Phibul Songkhram Franklin D. Roosevelt
January 16, 1949 Thanat Khoman Chargé d'affaires [4] Phibul Songkhram Harry S. Truman
March 26, 1947 Legation raised to Embassy, Effective date of elevation of Mission was date of President's approval of agreement. Kuang Abhayawongse Harry S. Truman
April 14, 1947 April 18, 1947 Wan Waithayakon th:? ? Kuang Abhayawongse Harry S. Truman
November 8, 1947 relations served after the Siamese coup d'état of 1947 [5] Kuang Abhayawongse Harry S. Truman March 6, 1948
June 5, 1952 June 12, 1952 Pote Sarasin th:? Phibul Songkhram Harry S. Truman
September 10, 1947 October 14, 1957 Thanat Khoman th:? Kuang Abhayawongse Harry S. Truman
May 12, 1959 June 1, 1959 Visutr Arthayukti Sarit Dhanarajata Dwight D. Eisenhower
October 29, 1963 December 19, 1963 Sukich Nimmanheminda Thanom Kittikachorn Lyndon B. Johnson
December 20, 1967 January 19, 1968 Bunchana Atthakor Thanom Kittikachorn Lyndon B. Johnson
September 16, 1969 October 10, 1969 Sunthorn Hongladarom [de] th: Thanom Kittikachorn Richard Nixon
September 13, 1972 October 2, 1972 Anand Panyarachun th:? Thanom Kittikachorn Richard Nixon
January 19, 1976 February 9, 1976 Upadit Pachariyangkun [fr] th: Seni Pramoj Gerald Ford
October 22, 1976 Sukho Suwansiri Chargé d'affaires Seni Pramoj Gerald Ford
April 26, 1977 May 13, 1977 Arun Panupong Kriangsak Chomanan Jimmy Carter
January 17, 1978 Sukho Suwansiri Chargé d'affaires Kriangsak Chomanan Jimmy Carter
July 24, 1978 August 2, 1978 Klos Visessurakarn Kriangsak Chomanan Jimmy Carter
June 26, 1980 August 22, 1980 Prok Amaranand Prem Tinsulanonda Jimmy Carter
November 9, 1982 November 22, 1982 Kasem S. Kasemsri [de] th Kasemsamosorn Kasemsri Prem Tinsulanonda Ronald Reagan
September 30, 1986 November 24, 1986 Arsa Sarasin ? Prem Tinsulanonda Ronald Reagan
April 13, 1988 July 5, 1988 Vitthya Vejjajiva Chatichai Choonhavan Ronald Reagan
May 23, 1991 June 11, 1991 Birabhongse Kasemsri Anand Panyarachun George H. W. Bush
June 23, 1994 Manaspas Xuto Suchinda Kraprayoon Bill Clinton
January 25, 1996 February 6, 1996 Nitya Pibulsonggram th: Chavalit Yongchaiyudh Bill Clinton
April 7, 2000 June 14, 2000 Tej Bunnag Chuan Leekpai Bill Clinton
November 27, 2001 December 12, 2001 Sakthip Krairiksh Thaksin Shinawatra George W. Bush
July 12, 2004 July 15, 2004 Kasit Piromya th:? Thaksin Shinawatra George W. Bush
February 10, 2006 March 13, 2006 Virasakdi Futrakul th:? Surayud Chulanont George W. Bush
April 26, 2007 July 25, 2007 Krit Garnjana Goonchorn Surayud Chulanont George W. Bush
July 17, 2009 July 20, 2009 Don Pramudwinai th: Samak Sundaravej Barack Obama
December 6, 2010 December 7, 2010 Kittiphong Na Ranong ? Samak Sundaravej Barack Obama
April 18, 2012 May 2, 2012 Chaiyong Satjipanon Yingluck Shinawatra Barack Obama
October 25, 2013 December 3, 2013 Vijavat Isarabhakdi ? Yingluck Shinawatra Barack Obama
February 18, 2015 February 23, 2015 Pisan Manawapat Prayut Chan-o-cha Barack Obama

Coordinates: 38°54?12?N 77°03?47?W / 38.903333°N 77.063056°W / 38.903333; -77.063056 [7]

References

  1. ^ In July 1893, to diminish the demand of France, Siam undertook a demarche in Washington. As there was no diplomatic representation in Washington before, Phra Suriya Nuvatr was sent to Washington from London as a special envoy to ask the US to act as an arbitrator in this issue.[1]
  2. ^ "Phya Prabha Karavongse, Siam". loc.gov. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Diplomatic list : July 1921
  4. ^ Liow, J.; Leifer, M. (2014). Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia. Taylor & Francis. p. 370. ISBN 9781317622338. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Singh, C.H. (2008). South Asia Defence And Strategic Year Book. Pentagon Press. p. 283. ISBN 9788182743205. Retrieved .
  6. ^ Rust, W.J. (2016). Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War. University Press of Kentucky. p. 161. ISBN 9780813167442. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Chief of Protocol, [2], [3]Web archiving, Embassy of Thailand in Washington, D.C., [4], The Eagle and the Elephant, Thai-American Relations Since 1833, [5]

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