Sơn Ngọc Thanh is a Cambodian nationalist and republican politician, with a long history as a rebel and government minister.
|Born||7 December 1908, Trà Vinh, Cochinchina, French Indochina|
|Died||August 8, 1977, Vietnam|
|Political party||Pracheachollana, Khmer Serei|
|Preceded by||Sisowath Sirik Matak|
|Succeeded by||Hang Thun Hak|
Politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Cambodia, with his terms being almost 30 years apart. Much of his rebel activity was supported and funded by the CIA.
He was a public prosecutor and Deputy Director of the Buddhist Institute.
He was known for being a rebel, and died in Vietnamese custody after the communist victory there.
He was born to a Chinese-Vietnamese mother and a Khmer father.
Like Norodom Shinanouk, he served multiple terms as Cambodia's Prime Minister.
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