Amateurs who were also Head of State

Amateur Radio Operators come from diversified backgrounds. Some are doctors, engineers, while some are Head of State in their countries!

Here’s a list of famous amateurs who also happened to be the head of their country.

King Hussein bin Talal JY1 ( Former King of Jordan)

King Hussein bin Talal

Queen Noor al Hussien JY1NH ( Former Queen of Jordan and XYL of JY1)

JY1NH

Rajiv Gandhi VU2RG 

vu2rg

Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal, Chogyal (King) of Sikkim State AC3PT

Sikkim was a separate country until 1975

AC3PT

King Juan Carlos of Spain EA0JC

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Former Argentinian president Carlos Menem LU1SM

LU1SM

Former President of Italy Francesco Cossiga HS1YC

HS1YC

King of Thailand Bhumiphol Adulayadej HS1A 

King of Thailand Bhumiphol Adulayadej

Keizo Obuchi Prime Minister of Japan JI1KIT

JI1KIT

Source: https://www.qsl.net/w5www/famous.html

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