POLITICIAN

Pol Pot

1925 - 1998

Pol Pot

Pol Pot (born Saloth Sâr; 19 May 1925 – 15 April 1998) was a Cambodian revolutionary and politician who governed Cambodia as the Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea between 1975 and 1979. Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist and a Khmer nationalist, he was a leading member of Cambodia's communist movement, the Khmer Rouge, from 1963 until 1997 and served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea from 1963 to 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pol Pot has received more than 6,982,156 page views. His biography is available in 100 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 120th most popular politician.

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  • 100

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  • 10.23

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  • 4.43

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Pol Pot ranks 119 out of 14,801Before him are Claudius, Mehmed III, Hermann Göring, Philip IV of France, Angela Merkel, and Vespasian. After him are Kim Jong-il, Amenhotep III, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Kösem Sultan, Uthman, and Abdul Hamid II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Pol Pot ranks 3Before him are Malcolm X and Margaret Thatcher. After him are Richard Burton, Yukio Mishima, Gilles Deleuze, Patrice Lumumba, Paul Newman, B.B. King, Zygmunt Bauman, Robert F. Kennedy, and Alija Izetbegović. Among people deceased in 1998, Pol Pot ranks 1After him are Akira Kurosawa, Frank Sinatra, Halldór Laxness, Jean Marais, Carlos Castaneda, Ernst Jünger, Todor Zhivkov, Jean-François Lyotard, Niklas Luhmann, Octavio Paz, and Vladimir Prelog.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Pol Pot ranks 1 out of 28After him are Norodom Sihanouk (1922), Lon Nol (1913), Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Nuon Chea (1926), Khieu Samphan (1931), Hun Sen (1952), Jayavarman VII (1125), Heng Samrin (1934), Suryavarman II (1095), Sisowath Monivong (1875), and Norodom of Cambodia (1834).

Among POLITICIANS In Cambodia

Among politicians born in Cambodia, Pol Pot ranks 1After him are Norodom Sihanouk (1922), Lon Nol (1913), Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Nuon Chea (1926), Khieu Samphan (1931), Hun Sen (1952), Jayavarman VII (1125), Heng Samrin (1934), Suryavarman II (1095), Sisowath Monivong (1875), and Norodom of Cambodia (1834).

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