Norodom Sihanouk

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Birthday
31, 1922
Birthplace
Cambodia
Death Date
Oct 15, 2012 (89)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1922
Birthplace
Cambodia
Death Date
Oct 15, 2012 (89)

About

The former King of Cambodia who was in power from 1941 to 1955 and then again from 1993 to 2004. He notably proclaimed Cambodia's independence in 1945. 

Before Fame

He was educated in Saigon, Vietnam.

Trivia

He has also served multiple terms as Cambodian Prime Minister, president, and sovereign prince and the Guinness Book of World Records named him as the politician who has been in the greatest variety of political offices.

Family Life

He and his wife of more than five decades, Norodom Monineath, had 14 children.

Associated With

He was threatened with a coup attempt by Cambodian general Lon Nol in 1970.