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Hun Sen (Samdech Hun Sen)

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia.


  • Sen, Hun was born on April 4, 1951 in Kompong, Cham Prov, Cambodia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cambodian Tertiary Education. Doctor of Philosophy, National Poltical Academy, Hanoi, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University of Southern California, 1995.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Iowa Wesleyan College, 1996.


    • Courier Khmer Rouge, 1967. Commander Guerilla Regiment, Eastern Zone, 1969. Deserted, exile in Vietnam Khmer Rouge, 1977.

      Co-founder, member CC/Cambodian Front for National Salvation, 1978. Foreign minister Kampuchea, 1979—1991. Deputy prime minister, 1981—1985.

      Prime minister, 1985—1991. Co-premier & second prime minister of the first coalition government, 1993—1998. Prime minister Royal Cambodian Government, since 1998.


    • Married Bun Rany; 3 children.
    • spouse: Bun Rany
    Hun Sen
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    Born April 4, 1951
    (age 66)