Cambodian politician and dictator who became Prime Minister of Cambodia in 1985. His administration has been accused of tampering with election results and widespread corruption.
He served in the Cambodian military and played a role in the Vietnam occupation and overthrow of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
He is the longest serving leader non-royal in Southeast Asia and is one of the longest serving prime ministers in the world.
He married Bun Rany in 1976 and had six children with her.
He and Rajiv Gandhi of India have both served as Prime Ministers of their countries.