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Sisowath Monivong

1875 - 1941

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Sisowath Monivong (Khmer: ស៊ីសុវត្ថិ មុនីវង្ស, Sisŏvăt Mŭnivóng [siːsoʋat muniːʋuŋ]; 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 165,551 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Sisowath Monivong is the 4,267th most popular politician (down from 3,755th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Cambodia (down from 11th in 2019) and the 12th 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 4,267 out of 15,710Before him are Pontiac, Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy, Jindeok of Silla, Zhu Youlang, Takelot II, and Andocides. After him are Bolesław II the Generous, Bogd Khan, Yang You, Terauchi Masatake, Tokugawa Yoshimune, and Andrej Hlinka.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Sisowath Monivong ranks 40Before him are Cléo de Mérode, Ludwig Prandtl, Albert Marquet, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, Mihály Károlyi, and Walter Chrysler. After him are Qiu Jin, Nobuyuki Abe, Mistinguett, Franco Alfano, Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, and Franz Xaver Schwarz. Among people deceased in 1941, Sisowath Monivong ranks 44Before him are Kurt Koffka, Louis Chevrolet, Mikhail Kirponos, Ludwig Quidde, Gaetano Mosca, and Dmitry Pavlov. After him are Pál Teleki, Edwin S. Porter, Rudolf Hilferding, Annie Jump Cannon, Hans Driesch, and Ernst Lindemann.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Sisowath Monivong ranks 13 out of 32Before him are Nuon Chea (1926), Jayavarman VII (1125), Ta Mok (1926), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Suryavarman II (1095), and Heng Samrin (1934). After him are Ram Khamhaeng (1237), Norodom Suramarit (1896), Sisowath of Cambodia (1840), Ang Duong (1796), Haing S. Ngor (1940), and Kang Kek Iew (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In Cambodia

Among politicians born in Cambodia, Sisowath Monivong ranks 12Before him are Hun Sen (1952), Nuon Chea (1926), Jayavarman VII (1125), Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Suryavarman II (1095), and Heng Samrin (1934). After him are Ram Khamhaeng (1237), Norodom Suramarit (1896), Sisowath of Cambodia (1840), Ang Duong (1796), Jayavarman II (800), and Yasovarman I (900).