Category: Laos

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Name: Laos
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Lao People's Democratic Republic

Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma and the People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. Since 1975, it has been ruled by a Marxist and communist government. Its population was estimated to be around 6.8 million in July 2014.

On 2 December 1975 in Vientiane, Prince Vong Savang submitted the letter of abdication of King Savang Vatthana to the Pathet Lao. The Lao People's Democratic Republic was established with Prince Souphanouvong as President. Kaysone Phomvihane acted as Prime Minister and Secretary-General of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

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29 Mar 1893 Saint-Sauveur, Isère, France - 21 Sep 1958
05 Aug 1929 Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States - 09 Nov 2012 photo
11 Sep 1938 Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, USA - 18 Jun 1971

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