Flags of the World (L)

Name & image of flag



Laos flag

  • Flag of the Kingdom of Luang Prabang (1707–1893)

  • Flag of the French Protectorate of Laos (1893-1945, 1946-1953)

  • Flag of the Kingdom of Laos (1953-1975)

  • Flag of the Lao Issara Government (1945-1946)
  • Flag of the Government-in-exile (1946-1949)
  • The Laos flag, re-adopted by the Pathet Lao (1975-present)

  • The Laos flag was designed in 1945 by Maha Sila Viravong (Lao nationalist, intellectual, and scholar of traditional Lao literature, history, and culture)
  • The Laos flag was adopted by the Lao Issara government on 12 Oct 1945 and later re-adopted on 2 Dec 1975