1912 – He was born in Don Talad on the 12th of December.
1948-1950 – He served as prime minister of the Kingdom of Laos.
1975 – He retired from politics to pursue business interests from his base in Pakxe and Champassack but continued to be a major power broker until his exile, the year the communist Pathet Lao came to power.
– He went to France for medical treatment and never returned to Laos.
1980 – He died on the 17th of March in Boulogne-Billancourt, France, and is buried at Villetaneuse.