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Veteran Phetchaburi politician Yuth Angkinant dies aged 87

Yuth: A former cabinet minister

Yuth Angkinant, a renowned politician and former cabinet minister, died of natural causes on Friday evening at his home in Phetchaburi. He was 87.

The news was announced on Saturday by his son, Yutthapol, adviser to the natural resources and environment minister.

Born on April 6, 1936, Yuth was a son of veteran politician Phad Angkinant and Boonyuad, and a brother of Piya who was also a well-known politician in the province.

Called “Kong Beng [the strategist] of Phetchaburi,” Yuth was a seven-time MP for Phetchaburi who never lost to his rivals.

He also served as deputy agriculture minister and deputy labour minister.

He was elected to the Muang municipality council in 1967 and appointed a…

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