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100th Anniversary of Momratchawong Kukrit Pramoj (2011)

 

M.R. Kukrit Pramoj during his term in office as the Prime Minister of Thailand    M.R. Kukrit Pramoj shaking hands with Chairman Mao Zedong

M.R. Kukrit Pramoj relaxing with his dogs    M.R. Kukrit Pramoj dressed in the traditional brocade outfit of a khon dancer

 

 Issue Name: 100th Anniversary of Momrajawongse (M.R.W.) Kukrit Pramoj
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี ชาตกาล ม.ร.ว.คึกฤทธิ์ ปราโมช
 Issue Date: 2011/2554-04-20
 Cause:

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Momratchawong Kukrit Pramoj, that coincided with the opening of the Kukrit Institute, which was officially opened to the public by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on the 20th April 2011.

 Catalogue Number: 2011/29-32
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 6 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 24 Baht (unused), 4 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 40.5 x 30 mm (designs A, D); 30 x 40.5 mm (designs B, C)
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: 1. Momratchawong Kukrit Pramoj during his term in office as the Prime Minister of Thailand, i.e. from 14 March 1975 to 20 April 1976; 2. Momratchawong Kukrit Pramoj shaking hands with Chairman Mao Zedong of the People's Republic of China and referring to his role in establishing diplomatic ties with China in 1975; 3. Momratchawong Kukrit Pramoj relaxing with his dogs; 4. Kukrit Pramoj dressed in the traditional brocade outfit of a Khon dancer, an allusion to his role as founder of the Khon Thammasat Troupe.
 Related Link: Kukrit Pramoht, Kukrit Institute, Kukrit Heritage Home, Momratchawong, List of Thai Prime Ministers, Khon