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also known as Samdech Hun Sen

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Connections

Married Bun Rany; 3 children.