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Hun Sen

ហ៊ុន សែន
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Hun Sen speakin at the Warld Economic Forum in East Asie (2010)
Prime Meenister o Cambodie
Assumed office
30 November 1998
MonarchNorodom Sihanouk
Chea Sim (Regent)
Norodom Sihamoni
Precedit biUng Huot
In office
14 Januar 1985 – 21 September 1993
Alongside Norodom Ranariddh:
2 Julie 1993 – 21 September 1993
PresesHeng Samrin
Chea Sim
Norodom Sihanouk
Precedit biChan Sy
Succeedit biNorodom Ranariddh
Alangside Norodom Ranariddh as Seicont prime meenister:
24 September 1993 – 30 November 1998
Personal details
Born (1952-08-05) 5 August 1952 (age 67)
Peam Koh Sna, Indocheenae
(nou Cambodie)
Poleetical pairtyCPP
Spoose(s)Bun Rany
ReligionTheravada Buddhism

Hun Sen (Khmer: ហ៊ុន សែន) (born 4 August 1952) is the current Prime Meenister o Cambodie.

He is ane o the key leaders o the Cambodian Fowkpairty (CPP), which haes governed Cambodie syne the Vietnamese-backed owerthrow o the Khmer Rouge in 1979. He wis a Khmer Rouge who escaped tae Vietnam afore 1979 in order tae caw for the Vietnamese tae owerthrow the Khmer Rouge govrenment. Syne the restoration o multi-pairty democracy in 1993, the CPP haes been in a coalition wi the ryalist Funcinpec pairty.

His current, full, honorary title is Samdach Akkak Moha Sena Padey Dekjo Hun Sen. The title "Samdech" wis attacht tae his name in 1993 bi Keeng Norodom Sihanouk. It is anerlie an honorary title an daes no gie him further pouers. He haes a gless ee, the result o a wound sustained durin the Khmer Rouge affensive against Phnom Penh in Aprile 1975. Hun Sen is currently the langest servin leader in Sooth East Asie an is ane o the langest servin prime meenisters in the warld, haein been in pouer throu various coalitions syne 1985.