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Norodom Sihanouk

1922 - 2012

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Norodom Sihanouk (; 31 October 1922 – 15 October 2012) was the King and Prime Minister of Cambodia. In Cambodia, he is known as Samdech Euv (meaning "King Father"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norodom Sihanouk has received more than 2,628,291 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Norodom Sihanouk is the 491st most popular politician (up from 501st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Cambodia and the 2nd most popular Cambodian Politician.

Norodom Sihanouk was a Cambodian politician who was the King of Cambodia from 1941 to 1955 and again from 1993 to 2004. He is most famous for being the King of Cambodia and for being a politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 491 out of 19,576Before him are Neville Chamberlain, Yazid I, Fulgencio Batista, Edward VIII, Nicolas Sarkozy, and Syngman Rhee. After him are Christian IX of Denmark, Edward II of England, Merneptah, Gorm the Old, Heraklonas, and Charles IV of France.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1922, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 7Before him are Yitzhak Rabin, José Saramago, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Joan Fuster, Christopher Lee, and Stan Lee. After him are Judy Garland, Franjo Tuđman, Pierre Cardin, Thomas Kuhn, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, and Erich Hartmann. Among people deceased in 2012, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 3Before him are Neil Armstrong, and Oscar Niemeyer. After him are Wisława Szymborska, Ray Bradbury, Whitney Houston, Yitzhak Shamir, Griselda Blanco, Ahmed Ben Bella, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Tony Scott, and Michael Clarke Duncan.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 2 out of 40Before him are Pol Pot (1925). After him are Nuon Chea (1926), Lon Nol (1913), 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, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 2Before him are Pol Pot (1925). After him are Nuon Chea (1926), Lon Nol (1913), 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).