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Laos

1353-1778 Kingdom of Laung Plaubang

1707-1946 Kingdom of Wangchen

03 Oct 1893 - 22 Oct 1953 French Protectorate

28 Jul 1941 - 27 Aug 1945 Occupied by Japanese Empire

15 Sep 1945 - 02 Dec 1975 Kingdom of Laos

23 Sep 1945 - Mar 1946 Chinese occupation

23 Apr 1946 French protectorate re-established

19 Jul 1949 French associated state

22 Oct 1953 Independence, recognised by France 21 Jul 1954

02 Dec 1975 - Lao People's Democratic Republic

Kingdom of Laos

Kings

15 Sep 1945 - 20 Oct 1959 Khun Lo, Sisawang Wong ............................ 1885-1959

20 Oct 1945 - 23 Apr 1946 Prince Phetsalath Lattanawonga .................... 1890-1959

(1st Time, Head of State)

28 Nov 1946 - 25 Oct 1949 Prince Phetsalath Lattanawonga

(2nd Time, Head of State)

30 Oct 1959 - 02 Dec 1975 Khun Lo, Sawang Watthana .......................... 1907-1977

 

Prime Ministers

15 Sep - 20 Oct 1945 Prince Phetsalath Lattanawongga ................... s.a

20 Oct 1945 - 23 Apr 1946 Prince Phaya Khammao .............................. 1911-1984

23 Apr 1946 - 15 Mar 1947 Prince Kindawong .................................. 1900-1951

15 Mar 1947 - 25 Mar 1948 Prince Souwannalath ............................... 1893-1960

25 Mar 1948 - 24 Feb 1950 Prince Boun Oum ................................... 1912-1980

(1st Time)

24 Feb 1950 - 15 Oct 1951 Phoui Sananikone .................................. 1903-1983

(1st Time)

15 Oct 1951 - 20 Oct 1954 Prince Souwana Phouma ............................. 1901-1984

20 Oct 1954 - 21 Mar 1956 Katay Don Sasolith ................................ 1904-1959

21 Mar 1956 - 17 Aug 1958 Prince Souwana Phouma (2nd Time)

17 Aug 1958 - 31 Dec 1959 Phoui Sananikone (2nd Time)

31 Dec 1959 - 07 Jan 1960 Sounthone Pathammawong ............................ 1911-1985

07 Jan - 03 Jun 1960 Kou Abhay ......................................... 1892-1964

03 Jun - 15 Aug 1960 Prince Somsanith .................................. 1913-1975

30 Aug - 13 Dec 1960 Prince Souwana Phouma (3rd Time)

13 Dec 1960 - 23 Jun 1962 Prince Boun Oum (2nd Time)

23 Jun 1962 - 02 Dec 1975 Prince Souwana Phouma (4th Time)

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Lao People's Democratic Republic

General Secretaries of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party

22 Mar 1955 - 21 Nov 1992 Kayson Phomwihan .................................. 1920-1992

25 Nov 1992 - 21 Mar 2006 Khamtai Siphandon ................................. 1924-

21 Mar 2006 - 22 Jan 2016 Choummaly Sayason ................................. 1936-

22 Jan 2016 - Boungnang Vorachith ............................... 1937-

Presidents

03 Dec 1975 - 15 Aug 1991 Prince Souphanouwong .............................. 1912-1995

15 Aug 1991 - 21 Nov 1992 Kayson Phomwihan .................................. 1909-1994

25 Nov 1992 - 24 Feb 1998 Nounak Phoumsawan ................................. 1914-2008

24 Feb 1998 - 08 Jun 2006 Khamtai Siphandon ................................. s.a

08 Jun 2006 - 22 Apr 2016 Choummaly Sayason ................................. s.a

22 Apr 2016 - Boungnang Vorachith ............................... s.a

 

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

08 Dec 1975 - 15 Aug 1991 Kaysone Phomvihane ................................ s.a

15 Aug 1991 - 24 Feb 1998 Khamtai Siphandon ................................. s.a

24 Feb 1998 - 27 Mar 2001 Sisawath Keobounphanh ............................. 1928-

27 Mar 2001 - 08 Jun 2006 Boungnang Wolachith ............................... 1937-

08 Jun 2006 - 23 Dec 2010 Bouasone Bouphawanh ............................... 1954-

23 Dec 2010 - 19 Apr 2016 Thongsing Thammavong .............................. 1944-

22 Apr 2016 - Thongloun Sisoulith ............................... 1945-

 

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