Norodom Sihanouk

1922 - 2012

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Norodom Sihanouk (; Khmer: នរោត្តម សីហនុ [nɔroːɗɑm səjhanuʔ]; 31 October 1922 – 15 October 2012) was a Cambodian statesman and royal who led Cambodia in various capacities throughout his long career, most often as both King and Prime Minister of Cambodia. In Cambodia, he is known as Samdech Euv (Khmer: សម្តេចឪ [sɑmɗac ʔɨw]; meaning "King Father"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norodom Sihanouk has received more than 1,713,392 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Norodom Sihanouk is the 579th most popular politician (up from 599th 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, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 579 out of 15,710Before him are Ibn Saud, Philip I of France, Mary of Burgundy, Reuven Rivlin, Albert I of Belgium, and Hafsa Sultan. After him are Kim Dae-jung, Robert F. Kennedy, Licinius, Georgi Dimitrov, Khosrow I, and Alexander I of Yugoslavia.

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Among people born in 1922, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 8Before him are José Saramago, Yitzhak Rabin, Stan Lee, Christopher Lee, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Thomas Kuhn. After him are Franjo Tuđman, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, Ava Gardner, Erving Goffman, and Jack Kerouac. Among people deceased in 2012, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 4Before him are Neil Armstrong, Ray Bradbury, and Oscar Niemeyer. After him are Wisława Szymborska, Whitney Houston, Jon Lord, Eric Hobsbawm, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Ahmed Ben Bella, Yitzhak Shamir, and Theo Angelopoulos.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 2 out of 32Before him are Pol Pot (1925). After him are Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Lon Nol (1913), Khieu Samphan (1931), Hun Sen (1952), 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, Norodom Sihanouk ranks 2Before him are Pol Pot (1925). After him are Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Lon Nol (1913), Khieu Samphan (1931), Hun Sen (1952), Nuon Chea (1926), Jayavarman VII (1125), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Suryavarman II (1095), Heng Samrin (1934), and Sisowath Monivong (1875).