Norodom Sihanouk

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Norodom Sihanouk in 1983

Norodom Sihanouk (Khmer: នរោត្តម សីហនុ; 31 October 1922 – 15 October 2012) wis the Keeng o Cambodie frae 1941 tae 1955 an again frae 1993 til 2004. He wis the effective ruler o Cambodie fae 1953 tae 1970. Efter his seicont abdication in 2004, he wis kent as The Keeng-Faither o Cambodie (Khmer: Preahmâhaviraksat), a position in which he retained mony o his umwhile responsibilities as constitutional monarch. He also servit mony terms as Prime meenister o Cambodie. He diet in Beijing in 2012, 16 days afore his 90t birthday.