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Lon Nol

1913 - 1985

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Marshal Lon Nol (Khmer: លន់ នល់, also លន់ ណុល; 13 November 1913 – 17 November 1985) was a Cambodian politician and general who served as Prime Minister of Cambodia twice (1966–67; 1969–71), as well as serving repeatedly as defence minister and provincial governor. As a nationalist and conservative, he led the military coup of 1970 against Prince Norodom Sihanouk, abolished the monarchy, and established the short-lived Khmer Republic. Constitutionally a semi-presidential republic, Cambodia was de facto governed under a military dictatorship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lon Nol has received more than 823,739 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Lon Nol is the 1,672nd most popular politician (down from 1,653rd in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Cambodia (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Cambodian Politician.

Lon Nol was a Cambodian military general who served as the Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1970 to 1975. He is most famous for leading the fight against the Khmer Rouge and their leader, Pol Pot.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Lon Nol ranks 1,672 out of 19,576Before him are Li Zicheng, Kim Yong-nam, Shalmaneser III, Daniel of Galicia, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, and Nicolás Maduro. After him are Andrew III of Hungary, Romanos II, Nadab of Israel, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Majorian, and Lucius Junius Brutus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1913, Lon Nol ranks 23Before him are Paul Ricœur, Willis Lamb, Makarios III, Sabiha Gökçen, Benjamin Britten, and Kenzō Tange. After him are Roger Garaudy, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Paul Erdős, Silvio Piola, Bảo Đại, and Carmen Amaya. Among people deceased in 1985, Lon Nol ranks 17Before him are László Bíró, Jean Dubuffet, Rock Hudson, Simon Kuznets, Charles Francis Richter, and Dian Fossey. After him are Philip Larkin, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anne Baxter, Ferhat Abbas, John Franklin Enders, and Paul Flory.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Lon Nol ranks 4 out of 40Before him are Pol Pot (1925), Norodom Sihanouk (1922), and Nuon Chea (1926). After him are Hun Sen (1952), Jayavarman VII (1125), Khieu Samphan (1931), Sisowath Monivong (1875), Heng Samrin (1934), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Jayavarman II (800), and Ta Mok (1926).

Among POLITICIANS In Cambodia

Among politicians born in Cambodia, Lon Nol ranks 4Before him are Pol Pot (1925), Norodom Sihanouk (1922), and Nuon Chea (1926). After him are Hun Sen (1952), Jayavarman VII (1125), Khieu Samphan (1931), Sisowath Monivong (1875), Heng Samrin (1934), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Jayavarman II (800), and Suryavarman II (1095).