die of (v.) = เสียชีวิตจาก...
controversial (adj.) = ซึ่งชอบโต้แย้ง
figure (n.) = บุคคลสำคัญ
short temper (n.) = อารมณ์ร้อน
Samak Sundaravej, the 25th prime minister of Thailand, died of cancer on Tuesday morning.He would be remembered as one of the most colourful and controversial figures in Thai politics. He was known for his sharp tongue and short temper.