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Sisowath Monivong

1875 - 1941

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Sisowath Monivong (Khmer: ស៊ីសុវត្ថិ មុនីវង្ស, Sisŏvôtthĕ Mŭnivôngs [ˈsiːsoʋat muˈniːʋɔŋ]; 27 December 1875 – 24 April 1941) was the King of Cambodia from 9 August 1927 until his death in 1941. During his reign, Cambodia was a French protectorate. Monivong was the grandson of the poet-king Ang Duong, grandfather of Norodom Sihanouk and the great-grandfather of the current king, Norodom Sihamoni. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sisowath Monivong has received more than 257,516 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Sisowath Monivong is the 3,636th most popular politician (up from 4,041st in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Cambodia (up from 10th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Cambodian Politician.

Sisowath Monivong was the king of Cambodia from 1941 to 1955. He was a great leader who pushed for a more liberal and democratic government. He was overthrown in a coup d'état by his prime minister, Lon Nol, who was backed by the U.S.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Sisowath Monivong ranks 3,636 out of 19,576Before him are Anna Leopoldovna, Amine Gemayel, Pál Schmitt, Maria of Yugoslavia, Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, and Muyeol of Silla. After him are Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Liutprand, King of the Lombards, Robert I, Count of Artois, Sumu-abum, and William III of Sicily.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Sisowath Monivong ranks 35Before him are D. W. Griffith, Mihály Károlyi, Henri Lebesgue, Albert Marquet, Anatoly Lunacharsky, and Othenio Abel. After him are Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Cléo de Mérode, Thomas Burke, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, Mistinguett, and Franco Alfano. Among people deceased in 1941, Sisowath Monivong ranks 37Before him are Sherwood Anderson, Christian Rakovsky, Henri Lebesgue, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, Pál Teleki, and Louis Chevrolet. After him are Günther Lütjens, Mikhail Kirponos, Émile Bernard, Gottfried Feder, Frederick Griffith, and Annie Jump Cannon.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Sisowath Monivong ranks 8 out of 40Before him are Norodom Sihanouk (1922), Nuon Chea (1926), Lon Nol (1913), Hun Sen (1952), Jayavarman VII (1125), and Khieu Samphan (1931). After him are Heng Samrin (1934), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Jayavarman II (800), Ta Mok (1926), Suryavarman II (1095), and Kang Kek Iew (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In Cambodia

Among politicians born in Cambodia, Sisowath Monivong ranks 8Before him are Norodom Sihanouk (1922), Nuon Chea (1926), Lon Nol (1913), Hun Sen (1952), Jayavarman VII (1125), and Khieu Samphan (1931). After him are Heng Samrin (1934), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Jayavarman II (800), Suryavarman II (1095), Ram Khamhaeng (1237), and Norodom Suramarit (1896).