Pol Pot

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Birthday
19, 1925
Birthplace
Prek Sbauv, Cambodia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1998 (72)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1925
Birthplace
Prek Sbauv, Cambodia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1998 (72)

About

Cambodian communist dictator who led the Khmer Rouge in totalitarian control of the government from 1975 to 1979. His regime led to the deaths of a quarter of his country's population (approximately 1.5 million people).

Before Fame

He studied radio electronics at France's EFREI and later became a laborer.

Trivia

He died in 1998 without ever being tried for his crimes.

Family Life

He was married twice. His second wife, Mea Son, was married to him from 1986 until his death in 1998.

Associated With

He was the first in command in the Khmer Rouge, in front of #2 Nuon Chea.