Sisavang Vong

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Birthday
14, 1885
Birthplace
Luang Prabang, Laos
Death Date
Oct 29, 1959 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1885
Birthplace
Luang Prabang, Laos
Death Date
Oct 29, 1959 (74)

About

Late King of Laos who reigned from 1904 to 1959. He notably set a record in 1954 as the longest reigning king in the history of Asia. 

Before Fame

He studied at the Ecole Nationale de la France d'Outre-Mer in Paris.

Trivia

He was a lifelong supporter of French rule in Laos, and in 1945 he refused to cooperate with Lao nationalists who wanted independence.

Family Life

He fathered more than 40 children by 15 different women during his time as king.

Associated With

He was married to Kham-Oun I from 1904 to 1915.