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About Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihanouk was the King of Cambodia and a politician. He ascended the throne of the Kingdom of Cambodia after the death of his maternal grandfather, King Monivong in 1941, when the country was under French colonial rule. He helped Cambodia gain independence from France in 1953 and abdicated the throne for his father two years later to pursue politics full-time. By 1945, he had become the first Prime Minister of Cambodia. He was ousted in 1970 but returned in 1975. He reigned for a second time as King from 1941 to 1955.
He was Norodom Suramarit and Sisowath Kossamak’s only child. Besides his marriage to Norodom Monineath (born Paule Monique Izzi) who became his official secondary consort, all his other five marriages ended in divorce. He had 14 children.
He died on 15th October 2012 of a heart attack in Beijing, China.
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Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies history has no place for them.Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihanouk's Popularity
Norodom Sihanouk was a famous Cambodian king and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Cambodia, who was born on October 31, 1922. As a person born on this date, Norodom Sihanouk is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (October 31) and the 23rd most popular for the year (1922).
People born on October 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Norodom Sihanouk is the 1102nd most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Norodom Sihanouk's birthday, Norodom Sihanouk is the 3rd most famous Cambodian.
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