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Souphanouvong
ສຸພານຸວົງ
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1st President of Laos
In office
2 December 1975 – 15 August 1991
Prime Minister Kaysone Phomvihane
Succeeded by Phoumi Vongvichit
President of the Supreme People's Assembly
In office
1975–1988
Succeeded by Nouhak Phoumsavanh
Personal details
Born (13 July 1909-Expression error: Unrecognized word "july".-{{{day}}})Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "{"., Expression error: Unrecognized word "july".Expression error: Unrecognized word "july".Expression error: Unrecognized word "july".
Luang Phrabang, Laos
Died

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(aged 85)
Vientiane, Laos
Political party Lao People's Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) Viengkham Souphanouvong

Prince Souphanouvong (13 July 1909 – 9 January 1995) was a Laotian politician. He was the first President of Laos from December 1975 to August 1991. He was nicknamed "The Red Prince". He was a founding leader of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

Souphanouvong died on 9 January 1995 at the age of 86.

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