Ieng Sary

1925 - 2013

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Ieng Sary (Khmer: អៀង សារី; 24 October 1925 – 14 March 2013) was a Cambodian politician who was the co-founder and senior member of the Khmer Rouge. He was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kampuchea led by Pol Pot and served in the 1975–79 government of Democratic Kampuchea as foreign minister and deputy prime minister. He was known as "Brother Number Three" as he was third in command after Pol Pot and Nuon Chea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ieng Sary has received more than 224,688 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Ieng Sary is the 3,113th most popular politician (down from 2,751st in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Vietnam (down from 12th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Vietnamese Politician.

Ieng Sary was one of the leaders of the Khmer Rouge, the communist party that ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. He was the deputy prime minister and foreign minister.

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Among politicians, Ieng Sary ranks 3,113 out of 15,710Before him are Abimelech, Cao Huan, Memnon, Tantamani, Philip William, Elector Palatine, and Oskar Potiorek. After him are Ptolemy VIII Physcon, Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus, Philip of Sweden, Rayhana bint Zayd, Alfonso IX of León, and Yazdegerd II.

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Among people born in 1925, Ieng Sary ranks 65Before him are Bülent Ecevit, Oscar Peterson, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jean Tinguely, Claude Lanzmann, and Bill Haley. After him are Michele Ferrero, Dick Van Dyke, Gerald Durrell, József Bozsik, Alain Touraine, and Leo Esaki. Among people deceased in 2013, Ieng Sary ranks 42Before him are Richard Griffiths, Richard Matheson, Ronald Dworkin, Manfred Rommel, James Avery, and Boris Berezovsky. After him are Bert Trautmann, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, James M. Buchanan, Nagisa Oshima, and Jesús Franco.

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In Vietnam

Among people born in Vietnam, Ieng Sary ranks 14 out of 106Before him are Lê Đức Thọ (1911), Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926), Lady Sun (192), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), and Dương Văn Minh (1916). After him are Kaysone Phomvihane (1920), Lê Duẩn (1907), Gia Long (1762), Nguyễn Ngọc Loan (1930), Madame Nhu (1924), and Lê Lợi (1384).

Among POLITICIANS In Vietnam

Among politicians born in Vietnam, Ieng Sary ranks 8Before him are Ngo Dinh Diem (1901), Bảo Đại (1913), Lady Sun (192), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), and Dương Văn Minh (1916). After him are Kaysone Phomvihane (1920), Lê Duẩn (1907), Gia Long (1762), Madame Nhu (1924), Lê Lợi (1384), and Minh Mạng (1791).