Hun Sen

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Hun Sen (; Khmer: ហ៊ុន សែន; born 5 August 1952) is a Cambodian politician who has served as the prime minister of Cambodia since 1985, the longest-serving head of government of Cambodia, and one of the longest-serving leaders in the world. He is also the president of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and a member of the National Assembly for Kandal. His full honorary title is Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Khmer: សម្តេចអគ្គមហាសេនាបតី តេជោ ហ៊ុន សែន; meaning "Lord Prime Minister, Supreme Military Commander Hun Sen").Born Hun Bunal, he changed his name to Hun Sen in 1972, two years after joining the Khmer Rouge as a soldier. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hun Sen has received more than 1,392,892 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Hun Sen is the 2,650th most popular politician (up from 2,795th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Cambodia (up from 7th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Cambodian Politician.

Hun Sen is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Cambodia.

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Among politicians, Hun Sen ranks 2,650 out of 15,710Before him are Manfred Gerlach, Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Karolos Papoulias, Charles III of Navarre, Frederick II, Duke of Swabia, and 3rd Dalai Lama. After him are Vasily Blokhin, Sargon I, Milton Obote, John Sherman, Paul Blobel, and Tetricus I.

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Among people born in 1952, Hun Sen ranks 28Before him are Jeff Goldblum, Oleg Blokhin, Douglas Adams, Arkan, Isabella Rossellini, and Zoran Đinđić. After him are David Hasselhoff, Emomali Rahmon, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Tomislav Nikolić, Salome Zourabichvili, and Jimmy Connors.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Hun Sen ranks 6 out of 32Before him are Pol Pot (1925), Norodom Sihanouk (1922), Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Lon Nol (1913), and Khieu Samphan (1931). After him are Nuon Chea (1926), Jayavarman VII (1125), Ta Mok (1926), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Suryavarman II (1095), and Heng Samrin (1934).

Among POLITICIANS In Cambodia

Among politicians born in Cambodia, Hun Sen ranks 6Before him are Pol Pot (1925), Norodom Sihanouk (1922), Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Lon Nol (1913), and Khieu Samphan (1931). After him are Nuon Chea (1926), Jayavarman VII (1125), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Suryavarman II (1095), Heng Samrin (1934), and Sisowath Monivong (1875).