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Norodom Sihanouk

Preceded by
Son Sann

Political party

Norodom Sihanouk


Penn Nouth

Preceded by
Long Boret

Succeeded by
Lon Nol

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May 18, 1985, Chatenay-Malabry, France

Succeeded by
Khieu Samphan (acting)

Samdech Penn Nouth (Khmer: សម្តេច ប៉ែន នុត, [paen nut]) (April 1, 1906 – May 18, 1985) was a Cambodian politician. He served in the French colonial administration, then took active part in Cambodian politics, was several times a Prime Minister of Cambodia (1953, 1954-1955, 1958, 1961) as part of the Sangkum regime of Prince Norodom Sihanouk. He was the first prime minister of an independent Cambodia. He was prime minister for the sixth time from 31 January 1968 to 14 August 1969. On 18 March 1970, when Norodom Sihanouk was deposed by Lon Nol, Penn Nouth joined the monarch in his exile and became prime minister in the GRUNK coalition.

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After the Khmer Rouge took Phnom Penh in 1975, he served as prime minister of the country for the last time, but did not have real power; he then emigrated.

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Foreign honour

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  •  Malaya : Honorary Commander of the Order of the Defender of the Realm (1963)
  • References

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