Chuon Nath

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Birthday
11, 1883
Birthplace
Cambodia
Death Date
Sep 25, 1969 (86)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1883
Birthplace
Cambodia
Death Date
Sep 25, 1969 (86)

About

Buddhist monk who was the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia from 1948 to 1969.

Before Fame

He headed a reformist movement which led to a rationalist model of Buddhism.

Trivia

He made it a priority to preserve the Khmer language in the face of French colonialism, and oversaw the creation of the Khmer dictionary.

Family Life

He was the son of farmers.

Associated With

He was a Buddhist like actor Steven Seagal.