Sisavang Vatthana

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Birthday
13, 1907
Birthplace
Luang Prabang, Laos
Death Date
May 13, 1978 (70)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1907
Birthplace
Luang Prabang, Laos
Death Date
May 13, 1978 (70)

About

Former King of Laos who reigned over the country from 1959 until the takeover by the Pathet Lao in 1975. He was sent to an interment camp by communist authorities in 1977 and he died there several years later. 

Before Fame

He briefly unlearned the Laos language while studying in France from age 10 to 20.

Trivia

He was the last King of Laos, as the position would be abolished in 1975.

Family Life

He and Queen Khumphoui had five children: Prince Vong, Princess Savivanh, Princess Thala, Prince Sisavang and Prince Sauryavong.

Associated With

He replaced Sisavang Vong as the King of Laos in 1959.