Ta Mok

1926 - 2006

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Ta Mok (Khmer: តាម៉ុក; born Chhit Choeun (ឈិត ជើង); 1924 – 21 July 2006) also known as Nguon Kang, was a Cambodian military chief and soldier who was a senior figure in the Khmer Rouge and the leader of the national army of Democratic Kampuchea. He was best known as "Brother Number Four" or "the Butcher". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ta Mok has received more than 283,730 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Ta Mok is the 22nd most popular mafioso (down from 21st in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Cambodia (up from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Cambodian Mafioso.

Ta mok is a traditional Thai dessert that is made from sweetened coconut milk and rice flour. It is most famous for its distinctive, chewy texture.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 1.51

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Among mafiosos, Ta Mok ranks 22 out of 54Before him are Karl Gebhardt, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Ned Kelly, John Gotti, Mark David Chapman, and Velupillai Prabhakaran. After him are Tamam Shud case, Vito Genovese, Khun Sa, Salvatore Giuliano, Griselda Blanco, and Amado Carrillo Fuentes.

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Among people born in 1926, Ta Mok ranks 65Before him are Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Tsung-Dao Lee, Sergio Corbucci, George Habash, Tony Bennett, and César Pelli. After him are Abdoulaye Wade, Shohei Imamura, Vasily Arkhipov, Gyula Grosics, Joan Sutherland, and Yoshio Okada. Among people deceased in 2006, Ta Mok ranks 44Before him are Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Bülent Ecevit, Alida Valli, Anna Politkovskaya, Alexander Litvinenko, and Shelley Winters. After him are Shohei Imamura, Romano Mussolini, Karel Appel, Glenn Ford, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and Aaron Spelling.

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In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Ta Mok ranks 9 out of 32Before him are Norodom Sihamoni (1953), Lon Nol (1913), Khieu Samphan (1931), Hun Sen (1952), Nuon Chea (1926), and Jayavarman VII (1125). After him are Norodom of Cambodia (1834), Suryavarman II (1095), Heng Samrin (1934), Sisowath Monivong (1875), Ram Khamhaeng (1237), and Norodom Suramarit (1896).

Among MAFIOSOS In Cambodia

Among mafiosos born in Cambodia, Ta Mok ranks 1