Prime Minister of ThailandDied when: 95 years 187 days (1146 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Pote Sarasin (Thai: พจน์ สารสิน, RTGS: Phot Sarasin, pronounced [pʰót sǎː.rā.sǐn]; 25 March 1905 – 28 September 2000) was the 9th Prime Minister of Thailand from the influential Sarasin family.
He served as foreign minister from 1949 to 1950 and then served as ambassador to the United States.In September 1957 when Sarit Thanarat seized power in a military coup, he appointed Pote to be the Prime Minister of Thailand.
He resigned in December 1957.Pote also served as the first Secretary General of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization from September 1957 until 1963.
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