Son Sen

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Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Vietnam
Death Date
Jun 15, 1997 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Vietnam
Death Date
Jun 15, 1997 (67)

About

Communist soldier who became Chief of Staff of the Khmer Rouge forces in Cambodia in 1972, including the Santebal secret police. He was killed on order of Pol Pot during the factional split the occurred within their party in 1997.

Before Fame

He was a teacher who became Director of Studies at the National Teaching Institute at the University of Phnom Penh.

Trivia

He was accused of being complicit in the 1978 murder of Malcolm Caldwell, the British academic.

Family Life

He married Yun Yat, the Party's minister of education and information.

Associated With

He and his family were killed on orders of Pol Pot.