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14 October 1973 Uprising
The popular uprising of 14 October 1973 ( th, เหตุการณ์ 14 ตุลา, , "October 14 Event"; or th, วันมหาวิปโยค, , "Day of Great Sorrow") was a watershed event in Thailand's History of Thailand, history. The uprising resulted in the end of the ruling military dictatorship of anti-communist Thanom Kittikachorn and altered the Politics of Thailand, Thai political system. Notably, it highlighted the growing influence of Thailand, Thai university students in politics. Student activism in Thailand the 1950s–1970s Student activism in Thailand grew during the 1950s, as many students became inspired by leftist ideology to mobilize and organize demonstrations and rallies against the pro-American policies of the ruling government. The rise of university students as a political force was also due to the increase in absolute numbers of university students. From 1961 to 1972, the number of university students increased from 15,000 to 150,000, while ...
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