Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum

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Chau Sen Cocsal
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Prime Minister of Cambodia
Acting
In office
6 August 1962 – 6 October 1962
Preceded by Norodom Sihanouk
Nhiek Tioulong (acting)
Succeeded by Norodom Kantol
Personal details
Born (1905-09-01)1 September 1905
Tri Tôn, Vietnam
Died 22 January 2009(2009-01-22) (aged 103)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Political party Sangkum
Spouse(s) Vann Thi Hai
Children 4
Religion Buddhism

Chau Sen Cocsal (Khmer: ចៅ សែនកុសល; 1 September 1905[1] – 22 January 2009), also known as "Chhum" (Khmer: ឈុំ), was a Cambodian civil servant and politician. He served as Prime Minister of Cambodia for a short period of time in 1962. Chhum was 103 years, 143 days old at the time of his death. This makes him the oldest lived former Prime Minister.

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Media related to Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum at Wikimedia Commons

  • De Lopez, T.T. (2009). "A final goodbye to Cambodia's last great civil servant", Phnom Penh Post, 28 January
  • Norodom Sihamoni (2009). "Lettre de SM Norodom Sihamoni du Cambodge à Lok Chumtiev Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum", 22 January.
  • "Hommage à Samdech Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum". Ambassade de France au Cambodge. 26 January 2009. 
  • Pomonti, J.C (2009). "Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum Mémoire d'un siècle". Cambodge Soir, 68, 29 January - 4 February
  • Royal Palace (2009). "Biographie de Samdech Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum", Phnom Penh, Cambodia.